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Title Deliver us from evil / edited by M. David Eckel, Bradley L. Herling
Published London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 252 pages)
Series Boston University studies in philosophy and religion
Boston University studies in philosophy and religion (Unnumbered)
Contents Preface; Introduction; Part One: Evil and the Religious Imagination; Part Two: Philosophical Responses to Evil; Part Three: Deliver Us from Evil; Index
Summary Evil is a problem that will not go away. For some it is an inescapable fact of the human condition. For others "evil" is a term that should only be used to name the most horrible of crimes. Still others think that the worst problem lies with the abuse of the term: using it to vilify a misunderstood enemy. No matter how we approach it, "evil" is a concept that continues to call out for critical reflection. This volume collects the results of a two-year deliberation within the Boston University Institute for Philosophy of Religion lecture series, bringing together scholars of religion, literatur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Good and evil.
Philosophy and religion.
Das Böse
Good and evil.
PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy.
Philosophische Theologie
Philosophy and religion.
Form Electronic book
Author Eckel, Malcolm David, 1946-
Herling, Bradley L., 1969-
ISBN 1441127119