Flashcards in John Hick's Problem of Evil Deck (10):
What does the traditional concept of God say?
That he assume the divine qualities of omnibenevolence, omniscience and omnipotentence
What is John Hick's definition of evil?
Physical pain, mental suffering and moral wickedness
What are the two types of evil?
Natural Evil and Moral Evil
What is an example of natural evil?
Natural disasters and disease
What is an example of moral evil?
Murder, rape, terrorism
What did Augustine use to outline the Problem of Evil with?
The inconsistent triad
What does the existence of evil in the world challenge?
God's divine qualities like omnipotence, omnibenevolence and omniscience
What is the inconsistent triad?
God cannot be all loving, all powerful and evil exists at the same time. One of them has to not be true
What did Hume conclude?
That evil does exist in the world, so God is not worth worshipping