brings together primary sources from philosophy, theology and literature to chart the many and changing ways evil has been approached and understood, and to examine the diverse implications it has had for belief and unbelief.
- Will fill a major gap in the publishing market.
- Provides primary source readings for courses on religion and evil.
- A key issue in religious thought - this book will change the way the subject is taught.
- Author is one of the brightest young religious philosophers in America.
"The greatest strength of the reader, apart from the sheer number of selections, is the impressive variety of approaches. This richness of variety lends a particular grace to the volume, making for lively and engaging reading. The volume will prove a valuable reference tool for both student and specialist, and its usefulness is significantly enhanced by the detailed Person, Subject and Scripture indices." The Reformed Theological Review
"Mark Larrimore of the Centre for Human Values at Princeton University has chosen the extracts judiciously and imaginatively and provided short introductions to each of them together with suggestions for further reading. Those students who work carefully through this reader should gain a much more nuanced understanding of this ancient dilemma." Theological Book Review