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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Good and evil -- Comparative studies,
  • Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Peter Koslowski.
GenreComparative studies.
SeriesDiscourse of the world religions ;, 2
ContributionsKoslowski, Peter, 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1406 .O75 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3953245M
ISBN 101402001878
LC Control Number2001050557

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  The Origin and the Overcoming of Evil and Suffering in the World Religions Volume 2 of A Discourse of the World Religions, ISSN The Origin and the Overcoming of Evil and Suffering in the. The Origin and the Overcoming of Evil and Suffering in the World Religions Peter Koslowski (auth.), Peter Koslowski (eds.) All religions face the challenge of explaining, in view of God's goodness, the existence of evil and suffering in the world. They must develop theories of the origin and the overcoming of evil and suffering. They must develop theories of the origin and the overcoming of evil and suffering. The explanations in Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism of evil and suffering and their origin. -- Discussion of the origin and overcoming of evil and suffering in Judaism and Hinduism.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:description\/a> \" The propositions of the world religions about the origin and overcoming of evil: an attempt at a synthesis from an Islamic perspective \/ Adnan Aslan. -- Summary and critique from the.

Salvation, in religion, the deliverance of humankind from such fundamentally negative or disabling conditions as suffering, evil, finitude, and death. In some religious beliefs it also entails the restoration or raising up of the natural world to a higher realm or state. The idea of salvation is a. Exerpted from his book, Christ and Human Suffering, New York: Abingdon-Cokebury,, pp. The Answer to Life's Injustice The gospel raises the questions that perplex and tear the heart of man in the only way they could be adequately raised, namely within life itself. Christianity - Christianity - Satan and the origin of evil: In the Bible, especially the New Testament, Satan (the Devil) comes to appear as the representative of evil. Enlightenment thinkers endeavoured to push the figure of the Devil out of Christian consciousness as being a product of the fantasy of the Middle Ages. It is precisely in this figure, however, that some aspects of the ways God. 1) All life is full of suffering, pain, and sorrow. 2) The cause of suffering is nonvirtue. (Negative deeds and mindsets such as hatred and desire.) 3) The only cure for suffering is to overcome nonvirture. 4) The way to overcome nonvirtue is to follow the Eightfold Path.

Buy The Origin and the Overcoming of Evil and Suffering in the World Religions (A Discourse of the World Religions) by Koslowski, P. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Eastern religions tend toward ignorance or karma as an answer, while Western religions explain suffering as estrangement between a creator and His creation. There are countless religious opinions on suffering, including indigenous traditions and lesser-known religions, but the world's four largest religions -- Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity. It puts the primary blame for suffering and evil on the first man, Adam, when it says that “through one man sin entered into the world and death through sin.” (Romans 5: ‌ 12) Of his own free will, Adam chose to sin and reject Jehovah as his Father. The Origin and the Overcoming of Evil and Suffering in the World Religions of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent.