noun, plural the·od·i·cies.
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Origin of theodicy
OTHER WORDS FROM theodicythe·od·i·ce·an, adjective
Words nearby theodicy
Example sentences from the Web for 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|Jay Michaelson|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Leibnitz, in his Monadology, and more especially his Theodicy, witnessed to his belief in this doctrine.Reincarnation|Th. Pascal
No theology, no theodicy, has ever attributed to God this title.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 1 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Then in the second place, the Theodicy itself is peculiarly rich in historical material.
And if we are to consider Leibniz historically, we cannot do better than take up his Theodicy, for two reasons.
Its whole theodicy is a work not of genius but of imagination, a patching up of neo-Platonic ideas.What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon