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By C. Seymour

In A Theodicy of Hell Charles Seymour tackles one of many so much tricky difficulties dealing with the western theistic culture: to teach the consonance among everlasting punishment and the goodness of God. Medieval theology tried to unravel the hindrance via arguing that any sin, irrespective of how mild, benefits never-ending torment. modern thinkers, however, are likely to do away with the retributive point from hell totally. Combining old breadth with specific argumentation, the writer develops a singular figuring out of hell which avoids the extremes of either its conventional and sleek competitors. He then surveys the battery of objections ranged opposed to the opportunity of everlasting punishment and exhibits how his `freedom view of hell' can face up to the assault. The paintings can be of specific value for these drawn to philosophy of faith and theology, together with teachers, scholars, seminarians, clergy, and a person else with a own wish to come to phrases with this perennially not easy doctrine.

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