Irenaeus's theodicy

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"Theos" meaning "God" and "Dikaios" meaning "justification"

A theodicy is a means of justification for the belief in God alongside the existence of evil and suffering

Soul-making theodicy
Irenaeus believed that God's aim in creation is to make humans flawless and bring them to perfection which must be developed through free choice, implying possibilities of the potential to disobey Him. If there…


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