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Flashcards in John Hick's Problem of Evil Deck (10):
1

What does the traditional concept of God say?

That he assume the divine qualities of omnibenevolence, omniscience and omnipotentence

2

What is John Hick's definition of evil?

Physical pain, mental suffering and moral wickedness

3

What are the two types of evil?

Natural Evil and Moral Evil

4

What is an example of natural evil?

Natural disasters and disease

5

What is an example of moral evil?

Murder, rape, terrorism

6

What did Augustine use to outline the Problem of Evil with?

The inconsistent triad

7

What does the existence of evil in the world challenge?

God's divine qualities like omnipotence, omnibenevolence and omniscience

8

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

9

What did Hume conclude?

That evil does exist in the world, so God is not worth worshipping

10

What did Hume say (quote)?

Evil is the rock of atheism