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By Chad Meister, James K. Dew Jr.

The query of evil―its origins, its justification, its solution―has plagued humankind from the start. each iteration increases the query and struggles with the responses it truly is given. questions about the character of evil and the way it's reconciled with the reality claims of Christianity are unavoidable; we have to be ready to answer such questions with nice readability and sturdy faith.

God and Evil compiles the easiest considering on all angles at the query of evil, from the various most interesting students in faith, philosophy and apologetics, including

  • Gregory E. Ganssle and Yena Lee
  • Bruce Little
  • Garry DeWeese
  • R. Douglas Geivett
  • James Spiegel
  • Jill Graper Hernandez
  • Win Corduan
  • David Beck

With extra chapters addressing "issues in discussion" comparable to hell and human origins, and a now-famous debate among evangelical thinker William Lane Craig and atheist thinker Michael Tooley, God and Evil presents serious engagement with fresh arguments opposed to religion and gives grounds for renewed self assurance within the God who's "acquainted with grief."

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259 William Dembski 19 Evil, Creation and Evolution . . . . . . . . . 270 Karl W. Giberson and Francis S. Collins Appendix: The Craig-Tooley Debate: Theism, Atheism and the Problem of Evil . . . . . . . . . . . 291 William Lane Craig and Michael Tooley Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329 Name Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 355 Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . .

175 Win Corduan 14 Evil and the New Atheism . . . . . . . . . 197 David Beck 15 Evil as Evidence for Christianity . . . . . . . . 214 Gregory E. Ganssle Part Four: Issues in Dialogue 16 Diversity, Evil and Hell: A Particularist Approach . . . 227 William Lane Craig 17 God and Hell Reconciled . . . . . . . . . . 243 Kyle Blanchette and Jerry L. Walls 18 Evil, Creation and Intelligent Design . . . . . . . 259 William Dembski 19 Evil, Creation and Evolution . . .

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