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Bibil Identifier bibil:204155
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) "It Never Entered My Mind"
Title (English, ) The Problematic Theodicy of Theistic Determinism
Author Meadors, Edward P.
Journal Bulletin for Biblical Research (Volume: 19, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 185-214 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article evaluates contemporary expressions of compatibilist theodicy that identify God as the primary agent of evil. The author questions this conclusion by appealing to God's sovereignty in Scripture, the basic semantics רָעָה, exegesis of crux passages, biblical theology comprehensively understood, and historical theology accurately quoted. In each arena, the author exposes invalid arguments and presuppositions expressive of theistic determinism. The author then arrives at a different conclusion.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Theodicy
Pericopes Jeremiah 32,35
1 John 3,5
Terms רעה
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