Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Grace, Doubt, and Evil: The Constructive Task Of Reformation Theology

Buy Article:

$52.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

The Lutheran vocation is to be a friend of grace; and since the 16th century Lutheran systematic theology has built upon a foundation of grace. Two apparent barriers to grace need addressing. First, doubt in the form of agnosticism and atheism provides a metaphysical argument against God’s existence. Second, evil and suffering provide a moral argument against God’s existence. From a Lutheran point of view the question of God’s graciousness takes precedence over God’s existence.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Luther; agnosticism; doubt; evil; grace; theodicy

Document Type: Original Article

Affiliations: The Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

Publication date: December 1, 2002

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more