- a vindication of the divine attributes, particularly holiness and justice, in establishing or allowing the existence of physical and moral evil.
Origin of theodicy
Examples from the Web for theodicy
Contemporary Examples of theodicy
This is the religious exercise known as theodicy: explaining why God allows bad things to happen to good people.Liberian Pastors Blame Ebola on Gays, The Right Blames Obama
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Historical Examples of theodicy
No theology, no theodicy, has ever attributed to God this title.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 1 (of 20)
This is particularly so in the Theodicy, as its many citations of theologians suggest.
And so, to his own and the succeeding generation, Leibniz was known as the author of the Theodicy.
The work nevertheless appeared in 1710 as the Essays in Theodicy.
His theodicy is narrow; shallow, as was the philosophy of his age.Literary and General Lectures and Essays
- the branch of theology concerned with defending the attributes of God against objections resulting from physical and moral evil