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By Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan

whereas Christian techniques to the matter of evil were a lot mentioned, the difficulty of theodicy in Islam is comparatively ignored. A Muslim reaction to Evil explores new insights and viewpoints and discusses attainable strategies to theodicy and the matter of evil during 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 via students equivalent to Newton, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hume, and Kant. Her examine bargains a desirable new standpoint at the challenge of evil for students of comparative faith, philosophy of faith, and Islamic thought.

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