Jeremiah, the son of hilkiah, a levitical priest, was likely born between 650 and 645 bc he was from the small village of anathoth, about three miles northeast of jerusalem in the territory of benjamin (jeremiah 1:1)it was through jeremiah’s childhood training for holy service in the priesthood that god began grooming him for his future role. The problem of evil is a touchstone of any religion from our direct confrontation with evil results suffering, and thus endless questions about the meaning of life that is why all religions have to give a proper answer regarding the origin, nature and end of evil. It is human nature to try to find a correlation between bad behavior and bad circumstances and, conversely, between good behavior and blessings the desire to link sin to suffering is so strong that jesus dealt with the issue at least twice. Connecting with the divine the major world religions and their beliefs about god hinduism, new age spirituality, buddhism, islam, and christianity there is a brief description of each, their view of god, and what a person can gain from that religion hinduism therefore provides a possible explanation for suffering and evil in this.
The problem of evil, pain, and suffering by david l lipe, phd created the evil, or (3) that god is all powerful but morally imperfect, and chose to create an imperfect we can gain further insight into the problem of suffering by observing the relationship between hu-man suffering and the characteristics of the ideal “vale of soul. Book of job, is that there is no necessary correlation between sin and suffer-ing the third, is that of isaiah's suffering servant which considers israel's conceive as evil, evil in the sight of god job's spiritual odyssey has come to an end his integrity is vindicated, and god's trust in him, or possibly man, suffering: three. Examine and comment on contrasting standpoints about god and/or existence in relation to the topic you have investigated christianity and hinduism seem to have profoundly different views in relation to god and/or existence.
To be sure, this view did not explain all evil in the world, but a good deal of suffering was a mystery and in the end, god would make right all that was wrong. Theodicy is a fancy theological term it is the name of the branch of philosophy and theology that puzzles over—agonizes over—the relationship between god and evil. Ever since the ancient revolt, suffering has been woven, with perplexity and pain, into the fabric of human experience we all live and move and have our being amid eden’s wreckage affliction and evil—universal as they are real—haunt us, stalk us, plague us after differentiating “natural. The epistemic question posed by evil is whether the world contains undesirable states of affairs that provide the basis for an argument that makes it unreasonable to believe in the existence of god. Personal suffering for sin “which suffering caused myself, even god, the greatest of all, to tremble because of pain, and to bleed at every pore, and to suffer both body and spirit—and would that i might not drink the bitter cup, and shrink— but i am suggesting that there is a relationship between sin and suffering that is not.
Liever's questions do not lead to a relationship with god, then they are normally reflections on suffering from the book of job 439 job is truly a wisdom book the basic concept of wisdom has prime mover behind sin, evil, and suffering, it is also correct to point out that one cannot ignore the connection between satan's. To try to understand what sin is, one must first recognize the profound relation of man to god, for only in this relationship is the evil of sin unmasked in its true identity as humanity's rejection of god and opposition to him, even as it continues to weigh heavy on human life and history. Probably one of the greatest challenges faced by christianity and christians is the reality of evil and suffering at times even great thinkers are baffled by the seeming contradiction between the existence of a loving god and the fact of evil. -humans have free will to choose a relationship with god and so they can choose to use their free will in a good way -augustine's view of evil as a privation of good is unacceptable- doesn't recognise entirety of evil -truly personal god who understands suffering and can help us through it. Explain the relationship between suffering and ego according to buddha essentially, the buddha taught that we suffer because we are self-centered or egoistic we think mostly about our own wants, needs and annoyances.
Throughout history, jews have addressed the relation between god, evil, and human suffering by demonstrating a spectrum between those who defend, justify, or accept god's relationship to evil and. You see, the christian views suffering, as he views everything, in a totally different way, a totally different context, than the unbeliever he sees it and everything else as a between, as existing between god and himself, as a gift from god, an invitation from god, a challenge from god, something between god and himself. 1 evil-skepticism versus evil-revivalism evil-skeptics believe we should abandon the concept of evil on this view we can more accurately, and less perniciously, understand and describe morally despicable actions, characters, and events using more pedestrian moral concepts such as badness and wrongdoing. The book of job shows us there can be two ways to respond to suffering: one that curses god because of suffering and one that praises god, even in the midst of suffering (job 2:9–10) 5 suffering prepares us for more glory.
The aim of a defense is to demonstrate that the arguments from evil are unsuccessful given a possible scenario or set of scenarios, whereas a theodicy is an attempt to justify god and the ways of god given the evil and suffering in the world. So, while the problem of evil and suffering is a serious problem, it certainly isn’t sufficient cause for unbelief or rebellion against god instead, it should drive us to god, humbly asking for his will to be done on earth as it is in heaven (matthew 6:10. Augustine argues that god does not allow evil to exist so much as we choose it by our actions, deeds, and words later, he came to the conclusion that it is impossible for us to understand the mind of god, and therefore we cannot come to a proper comprehension of why suffering exists. The book of job, one of the wisdom books of the bible, deals with two issues crucial to every person: the problem of suffering and the sovereignty of god job (pronounced jobe), was a rich farmer living in the land of uz , somewhere northeast of palestine.
A personal story of finding god in grief and suffering [nashville: broadman & holman, 2004]) first, understand that people who are suffering are typically wrestling primarily with the emotional problem of evil (not the logical one. Pain and suffering that is so pervasive in this world the way god has been introduced to us, ie as all knowing, omnipotent, and omnipresent, it seems impossible to believe that anyting happens independent of.