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Scott Hill
University of Colorado, Boulder
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I defend a solution to the puzzle of petitionary prayer based on some ideas of Aquinas, Gregory the Great, and contemporary desert theorists. I then address a series of objections. Along the way broader issues about the nature of desert, what is required for an action to have a point, and what is required for a puzzle to have a solution are discussed.
Keywords Desert  Distributive Justice  The value of lives  The value of worlds  Prayer  God  Meticulous Providence  Pointlessness  Difference-Making  Aquinas
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DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/ergo.12405314.0005.015
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