When first published, Evil and the God of Love instantly became recognized as a modern theological classic, widely viewed as the most important work on the problem of evil to appear in English for more than a generation. Including a foreword by Marilyn McCord Adams, this reissue also contains a new preface by the author.
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World-renowned philosopher of religion JOHN HICK was the author of numerous books which were translated into sixteen languages. He taught in Britain and the United States and lectured in many countries. His Gifford Lectures, An Interpretation of Religion, received the Grawemeyer Award for new religious thinking.Review:
'A masterly book which is bound to become a standard work.' - Ian Ramsey, View Review
'The most exciting work of its kind that I have read for several years.' - John Raymond, Sunday Times
'A major contribution to the discussion of theodicy.' - Times Literary Supplement
'The most satisfying book I have read on the reconciliation of the enormous fact of evil with our Christian belief in the enormous love and power of God.' - T.E. Jessop, Methodist Recorder
'Deep learning, clear thought, and a profoundly Christian mind...a really important book.' - Church Times
'I do not know of any contemporary work which deals with [the problem of evil] either so thoroughly or so profoundly.' - Hugo Meynell, Catholic Herald
'A very important book, admirable for both its courage and its clarity.' E.L. Mascall, Clergy Review
'The most considerable [book] on the problem of evil to appear in English for a generation.' - W.D. Hudson, Theology
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