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Comments on ‘Does God Love Us?’

Eleonore Stump

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/9780199576739.003.0004
Comments on ‘Does God Love Us?’

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In her chapter Louise Antony has issued an indictment of God. He is ‘a terrible parent’; he is psychologically and physically abusive to human beings. He is a liar or a bully. He commits crimes against human beings. He is a sociopath. He is merciless. He is sadistic. And so on. Her chapter is the answer to the question that is the chapter's title: ‘Does God Love Us?’ Certainly not, is Antony's answer. What's more, she says, ‘Anyone who suggests that we ought to love ...

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Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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