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Evil and the cross

Author: Henri Blocher
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1994.
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Blocher, Henri.
Evil and the cross.
Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1994
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Blocher
ISBN: 0830815260 9780830815265
OCLC Number: 31516570
Description: 154 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Evil: the reality behind the word --
The three questions about evil --
The three solutions of human reason --
The proposed shape of our study --
The solution by universal order --
The best of all possible worlds --
Evil as the waste product of evolution --
Evil, the 'bite of non-being' --
Evaluation --
The solution by autonomous freedom --
'Meonic' freedom: Nikolai Berdyaev --
Hardly God at all: Wilfred Monod --
Process theology --
The powerless God in our midst: Dietrich Bonhoeffer --
The ethical vision: Immanuel Kant --
The dizzying anxiety of freedom: Søren Kierkegaard --
God's withdrawal --
The constraints of soul-making: John Hick --
Evaluation --
The solution by dialectical reasoning --
The dialectics of the abyss: Jakob Boehme --
Non-being overcome: Paul Tillich --
The dialectics of the cross: Hegel --
The cross within God: Jürgen Moltmann --
The dialectics of grace: Karl Barth --
Evaluation --
Scripture on evil, principally its origin --
The evil reality of evil --
The universal sovereignty of the Lord --
The unadulterated goodness of God and his work --
The thorn in reason's flesh --
Inscrutability, the cross, hope --
Evil and the kingdom --
Evil abolished in the kingdom --
The kingdom that has come in Jesus Christ --
The persistence and growth of evil --
The virulent counter-attack --The necessity of faith --
The way of the kingdom --
Conclusion --
Inscrutability --
Light in the darkness --
Evil conquered as evil.
Other Titles: Mal et la croix.
Responsibility: Henri Blocher ; translated by David G. Preston.
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