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The Trinity and Theodicy


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Contents: Introduction; Part I The Problem of Evil: Introduction to the problem of evil; The challenge of evil in analytic philosophy; Responses to the problem of evil in analytic philosophy. Part II A Trinitarian Theodicy: The Bible and theodicy; Hans Urs von Balthasar's theology of the Trinity; The Trinity and theodicy; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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Jacob H. Friesenhahn is the Chair of the Religious Studies Department at TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas. He has also taught at the University of Dallas and Holy Trinity Seminary. He holds a Ph.D. in systematic theology from the Graduate Program in Religious Studies at Southern Methodist University.


'Friesenhahn takes up the perennial challenges which the problem of evil poses to a Christian understanding of God. But, eschewing the generic theism of more traditional approaches to theodicy, he proposes a distinctly trinitarian approach, inspired by Hans Urs von Balthasar's theology of the paschal mystery of Jesus' death, descent and resurrection. Engaging critically with a range of contemporary approaches to the issue and creatively with a wealth of literary sources, the result is a response that is worthy of the attention of all who are interested in this vital theological issue, so critical to the integrity of a Christian theology.' Anne Hunt, Australian Catholic University, Australia 'Friesenhahn's project is ambitious and well executed... [This study will] be attractive to theologians who are interested in Balthasar's thought, as well as in the cross-disciplinary conversation between analytic philosophy and contemporary systematic theology.' Theological Studies

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