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  • n  the branch of theology that defends God's goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil

  • Theologians have struggled for centuries with theodicy, the problem of a good God and the existence of evil.
  • It is doubtful whether there has been any notable improvement in theological thinking since those earlier disasters, and the problems of theodicy are as baffling as ever.
  • With much Pirandello-style shifting of role and perspective, the play is a theodicya justification of the ways of God in the face of evil.
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