By Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan

whereas Christian methods to the matter of evil were a lot mentioned, the difficulty of theodicy in Islam is comparatively missed. A Muslim reaction to Evil explores new insights and viewpoints and discusses attainable suggestions to theodicy and the matter of evil in the course of the early philosophy and theology ofIslam in addition to via a semantic research of evil (sharr) within the Qur’Ä?n. Reflecting on stated Nursi’s magnum opus, the Risale-i Nur assortment (Epistles of Light), Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan places Nursi’s theodicy into discourse with so known as ’secular’ theodicy or ’anthropodicy’, supported through students similar to Newton, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hume, and Kant. Her learn deals a desirable new viewpoint at the challenge of evil for students of comparative faith, philosophy of faith, and Islamic thought.

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