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.
There are other reviews who better explain why this book is a good read, but in short... His free will defense (not a theodicy, brilliant! Read morePublished 4 days ago by Joshua Tanis
This book primarily begins with a study of theodicy. Theodicy is an attempt to explain the existence of evil. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian D. Babiak
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 7 months 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 9 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 11 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 14 months ago by Zac McNeal
Alvin Plantinga is a master logician, and his ability to use logic in his apologetics is incredible. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jake Risener