A Theodicy of Hell (Studies in Philosophy and Religion) by C. Seymour

By C. Seymour

In A Theodicy of Hell Charles Seymour tackles one of many such a lot tough difficulties dealing with the western theistic culture: to teach the consonance among everlasting punishment and the goodness of God. Medieval theology tried to solve the quandary through arguing that any sin, irrespective of how mild, advantages endless torment. modern thinkers, nevertheless, are likely to cast off the retributive point from hell totally. Combining old breadth with distinct argumentation, the writer develops a unique figuring out of hell which avoids the extremes of either its conventional and sleek opponents. He then surveys the battery of objections ranged opposed to the potential for everlasting punishment and exhibits how his `freedom view of hell' can stand up to the assault. The paintings may be of specific value for these attracted to philosophy of faith and theology, together with teachers, scholars, seminarians, clergy, and an individual else with a own wish to come to phrases with this perennially tough doctrine.

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