Conflicting Process Theodicies

Process Studies 48 (1):19-39 (2019)

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Rem B. Edwards
Emory University (PhD)
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This article examines the process theodicies of David Ray Griffin and Philip Clayton. It explains their differences on such issues as God’s primordial power and voluntary self-limitation, creativity as an independent metaphysical principle that limits God, creation out of nothing or out of chaos, and God’s voluntary causal naturalism. Difficulties with their positions are discussed. The Clayton-Knapp “no-not-once” principle is explained, and a more comprehensive process theodicy is outlined.
Keywords theodicy  process theology  David Griffin  Philip Clayton
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ISBN(s) 0360-6503
DOI 10.5840/process20194813
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