By Mark S.M. Scott
Journey again to God frames the systematic research of Origen's theodicy inside a broader concept of theodicy as navigation, which indicates the dynamic technique wherein we impute aspiring to anguish. It unites the logical and non secular points of his theodicy, and situates it in its third-century historic, theological, and philosophical context, correcting the distortions that proceed to plague Origen scholarship. additionally, the examine clarifies his ambiguous place on universalism in the context of his eschatology. eventually, it assesses the cogency and modern relevance of Origen's theodicy, highlighting the issues and customers of his daring, confident, and confident vision.
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Journey Back to God: Origen on the Problem of Evil (AAR ACADEMY SER) by Mark S.M. Scott