Neuhaus, Richard John
December 1999
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1999, Issue 98, p69
Focuses on theodicy. Relationship of God to man in the book `Providence and the Problem of Evil,' by Richard Swineburne; God as neither omnipotent nor good; Parallelism with the philosophies of Thomas Aquinas; Assumptions on the attributes of God and the concept of God testing an individual's experience of evil.


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