Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil

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Journey Back to God explores Origen of Alexandria's creative, complex, and controversial treatment of the problem of evil. It argues that his layered cosmology functions as a theodicy that deciphers deeper meaning beneath cosmic disparity. Origen asks: why does God create a world where some suffer more than others? On the surface, the unfair arrangement of the world defies theological coherence. In order to defend divine justice against the charge of cosmic mismanagement, Origen develops a theological cosmology that ...

Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190258832

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Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199841141

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