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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of religious science that defends God's goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil.

Usage examples (30)
  • Point 7, a passing reference to theodicy, is not specific to ID.
  • This question of suffering -- which theologians refer to as "theodicy" -- has, since the emergence of human consciousness, prompted many different theories and possible...
  • A theodicy is a vindication of divine goodness in the context of the existence of evil.
  • It belongs to the field of theology known as theodicy, which seeks to explain why suffering exists in the world. for more
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