Strengths the augustinian theodicy

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  • STRENGTHS of the augustinian theodicy
    • Based on Bible so will appeal to theist
    • Upholds the characteristics of God (omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevelent
    • Freewill is upheld
    • Offers a reasonable explanation for evil and suffering being in the world
    • B.Davies said that augustines evil is privation not a substance makes sense
    • Offers an explanation for both moral and natural evil
    • offers a response to the problem of evil and the inconsistent triad
    • Follows ideas of justice where there appears to be a relationship between action and consequences

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