Next Article in Journal
From Contextual Theology to African Christianity: The Consideration of Adiaphora from a South African Perspective
Next Article in Special Issue
Souls in the Dark: Theodicy and Domesticity in Home
Previous Article in Journal
Liminality, Postmodernity and Passion: Towards a Theoretical Framework for the study of 21st Century Choral Passion Settings
Previous Article in Special Issue
The Multiverse and Divine Creation
Article Menu
Issue 12 (December) cover image

Export Article

Open AccessFeature PaperArticle
Religions 2017, 8(12), 268;

On the Question at the End of Theodicy

Department of Religion, University of Rice, Houston, TX 77005-1892, USA
Received: 8 November 2017 / Revised: 29 November 2017 / Accepted: 1 December 2017 / Published: 8 December 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Theodicy)
Full-Text   |   PDF [159 KB, uploaded 8 December 2017]


This article argues that theodicy provides an insufficient response to suffering - one that often further victimizes those who suffering most. In it’s place, I argue for a moralist response based on Albert Camus and W. E. B. Du Bois. View Full-Text
Keywords: suffering; black lives matter; theodicy; race; racial disregard suffering; black lives matter; theodicy; race; racial disregard
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Pinn, A.B. On the Question at the End of Theodicy. Religions 2017, 8, 268.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Religions EISSN 2077-1444 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert Logo copyright Steve Bridenbaugh/UUA
Back to Top