Problem of Evil - Who said what?

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Let us make man in our image, after our likeness
Genesis
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How if we had no knowledge of the contrary, could we have insruction in that which is good?
Irenaeus
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Human Beings are created in the image of God, and with free will to aspire to this image a conform to our purpose of growing to develop a likeness of God
Irenaeus
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Evil is a punishment from God
Augustine
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Evil has an important purpose
Irenaeus
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The highest human good is a loving relationship with God, a love that is freely chosen; God gives free will hoping they elect to love him
Vardy
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In order that we might 'act naturally' and not be overwhelmed by our task to form a likeness to God, He remains at an epistemic distance
Hume
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Evil is a privation of good, just like blindness is a lack of sight, therefore it is not actually there
Augustine
8 of 8

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How if we had no knowledge of the contrary, could we have insruction in that which is good?

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Human Beings are created in the image of God, and with free will to aspire to this image a conform to our purpose of growing to develop a likeness of God

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Evil is a punishment from God

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Evil has an important purpose

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