It seems to me that these are very strong arguments for the compatibility of God and evil.
A world in which free creatures exist and they never do wrong is the best possible world and an omnipotent, wholly good entity would create such a world by necessity.
Plantinga's books---and this one in particular---are "essential reading" for anyone interested in the philosophy of religion.
For those who are actually interested in why there is evil when God is good, this is recommended. It shows that what we call evil is often the result of our own choices, and God... Read morePublished 27 days ago by uayfb1
Alvin Planting is a uniquely gifted thinker and writer. He is not easy reading, but careful reading rewards those who do it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Really good insight but at times it could be tricky to follow. Good for personal study to have more confidence in Christianity but not the type of book I'd recommend to someone... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Brandon
Alvin Plantinga is perhaps the most brilliant and influential Christian philosopher alive today, and all of that brilliance is on display in "God, Freedom and Evil". Read morePublished 8 months ago by Zac McNeal
Alvin Plantinga is a master logician, and his ability to use logic in his apologetics is incredible. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jake Risener
In the first half of this book, Plantinga attempts to provide a plausible logical reason for the existence of evil. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Andrew Ruppe
It becomes clear, from reading this book, why Alvin Plantinga is so renown throughout the world. He gives rational explanations to the problem of evil in this book, addressing... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Plantiga does a top notch job in his theodicy, building the foundation of his thesis thoroughly, and continuing through his content in a lean, fast, and ultimately superior manner... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer