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Introduction

Michael Bergmann, Michael Murray and Michael Rea

in Divine Evil?

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199576739
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595165 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576739.003.0001
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relphiPhilosophy of Religion

Adherents of the Abrahamic religions have traditionally held that God is morally perfect and unconditionally deserving of devotion, obedience, love, and worship. The Jewish, Christian, and Islamic scriptures tell us that God is compassionate, merciful, and just. Jesus admonishes his followers to be perfect ‘as your heavenly Father is perfect’. The Psalms sing at length of the abundance of God's mercy and forgiveness and the everlastingness of God's loving kindness....

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Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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