Posts Tagged 'theodicy'

Jewish Theology after Auschwitz

The German philosopher Nietzsche poses a radical answer to the contemporary question: Is God dead? Nietzsche writes:

Have you not heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran to the market-place, and cried incessantly: “I am looking for God! I am looking for God!”

As many of those who did not believe in God were standing together there, he excited considerable laughter. ‘Have you lost him, then?’ said one. ‘Did he lose his way like ...

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Why did God create evil? A Parable from the Zohar

Why Did God Create Evil – A Parable From the Zohar

The fact that evil confronts good, gives man the possibility of victory.

R. YEHIEL MICHAEL OF ZLOTSHOV, Hassidic Aphorism

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