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New PDF release: Creation and the Persistence of Evil

By Jon D. Levenson

This paperback variation of Creation and the endurance of Evil brings to a large viewers probably the most leading edge and significant types of God for this post-Auschwitz period. In a thought-provoking go back to the unique Hebrew notion of God, which questions approved conceptions of divine omnipotence, Jon Levenson defines God's authorship of the area because of his victory in his fight with evil. vintage doctrines of God's construction of the universe from the void don't do justice to the complexity of that hard-fought conflict, that's doubtful in its end result. Levenson lines this extra versatile notion of God to the earliest Hebrew resources. He argues that Genesis 1 doesn't describe the banishment of evil however the try and include the threat of evil on the planet, a fight that maintains today.

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