Augustines Theodicy

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  • Created on: 06-05-14 16:10


  • God is perfect and made the world free from flaws
  • God cannot be blamed for creating evil as evil is not a substance but a deprivation
  • Evil comes from humans and angels that have turned away from God
  • The possibility of evil is necessary as only God himself can be perfect
  • Everyone is guilty due to seminal presence in Adam, original sin
  • Everyone deserves to be punished
  • Natural evil is a fitting punishment and came about from the fall of natural


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