Philosophia Christi 10 (2):451-460 (2008)

Paul Copan
Marquette University (PhD)
Theologian N. T. Wright’s book Evil and the Justice of God offers a biblical response to the problem of evil without attempting to “solve” the issue, but to shed light on the problem from a Christian theological perspective. This essay affirms Wright’s approach, but notes the need for greater clarity of the ontological language related to evil. The essay also seeks further answers to questions regarding animal suffering and the fall as well as the role of force in preventing gross evils and restoring peace.
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/pc200810236
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