John Hick on the Irenaean Theodicy
A Level: AQA • Edexcel • OCR • WJEC
GCSE: Edexcel A • WJEC
A detailed investigation into John Hick's development of the Irenaean theodicy, including how it works, and why it's convincing. This lesson provides a brief biography of John Hick, and covers the text of Evil and the God of Love. This includes discussion of the vale of soul-making, epistemic distance, and eschatological justification, which he used to support his belief that God is omnibenevolent and omnipotent despite evil.