noun, plural the·od·i·cies.
Origin of theodicy
Examples 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
This is particularly so in the Theodicy, as its many citations of theologians suggest.
And if we are to consider Leibniz historically, we cannot do better than take up his Theodicy, for two reasons.
Leibnitz, in his Monadology, and more especially his Theodicy, witnessed to his belief in this doctrine.Reincarnation|Th. Pascal
And herein appears his contribution to a theodicy—a vindication of God's moral honor, where his moral government seems slack.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;|Clark S. Beardslee
Thus they presented in fact a theodicy, a rudimentary philosophy of religion.