In this episode, we look at Justice, Salvation, some analysis/evaluation, other possible approaches, and conclude our conversations with a return to the problem as presented by David Hume..
Staff from the University of Gloucestershire, considering the theological problem of evil.
In this section from our 2006 DVD, University of Gloucestershire staff clarify the Problem of Evil, and look at the Free-Will Defence. We also start to think about the approach of St. Irenaeus..
In this section from our 2006 DVD, University of Gloucestershire staff discuss what types of Evil exist (moral, natural), the idea of an omnipotent God, and Dave Webster looks at St Augustine’s attempt to show us that evil is not a ‘thing’, but a privation of the good – a deficiency, rather than a presence..
In an excerpt from a 2006 DVD we made, staff from the University of Gloucestershire consider the nature of evil, and the place of sin, in the Christian understanding of it. This is only an introduction, but may stimulate some discussion..
Part 1 of a series of 4..
While on tour with Candle Conferences, I asked Dr Peter Vardy about the importance of the Problem of Evil:
Interview by Dr David Webster.
RPE graduate, and teacher, Kayleigh Davies, asks Dr David Webster about whether we could argue that there is “no such thing as Evil”…
See our RPE Course blog at http://r-p-e.blogspot.co.uk/
In this short video Dr Jackson and Dr Webster talk about the Islamic understanding of the Problem of Evil:
Notes for this video: There are mentioned in the video
- Moses and Khidr (Quran 18: 60-82)
- The Asharites
- bila kayfa (‘without questioning how’)
Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire talking about Philosophy of Religion..