Omnibenevolence

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A word that means "all-good," this is usually applied to God.  
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A word that means "all-good," this is usually applied to God. It is generally defined as "The quality of always choosing the most morally good option out of several different ones."
  
If God is not only omnibenevolent but also [[omniscient]] and [[omnipotent]], then this is the foundation for the [[problem of evil]].
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==Problems with Omnibenevolence==
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If God is defined as being not only omnibenevolent but also [[omniscient]] and [[omnipotent]], then this is the foundation for the [[problem of evil]].
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Also, defining God as omnibenelovent contradicts the numerous Old Testament verses in which he orders genocide and murder.
  
 
[[Category: Philosophical issues]]
 
[[Category: Philosophical issues]]
 
[[Category: Religious mythology]]
 
[[Category: Religious mythology]]

Revision as of 16:17, 2 August 2006

A word that means "all-good," this is usually applied to God. It is generally defined as "The quality of always choosing the most morally good option out of several different ones."

Problems with Omnibenevolence

If God is defined as being not only omnibenevolent but also omniscient and omnipotent, then this is the foundation for the problem of evil.

Also, defining God as omnibenelovent contradicts the numerous Old Testament verses in which he orders genocide and murder.

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