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    The CS Lewis Podcast #167 Philip Tallon: How do hell, the Fall and beauty fit into Lewis’ theodicy?

    2024-07-22T18:00:00Z

    How does Lewis perceive the Fall? Is he able to reconcile it with an evolutionary model? Where does the cross feature in The Problem of Pain? What did Lewis think of hell? In what ways does Lewis help us to recognise beauty and aesthetics in our discussions around theodicy? We continue our conversation with Dr Philip Tallon.

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    The CS Lewis Podcast #166 Philip Tallon: Is pain a megaphone?

    2024-07-15T17:00:00Z

    Can pain ever be good for us? What about children with cancer? How do we account for animal suffering? Will our pets be in heaven? Does our theology of heaven impact our thoughts around suffering? Dr Philip Tallon shares his thoughts about Lewis’ The Problem of Pain.

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    The CS Lewis Podcast #165 Philip Tallon: Is pain a problem?

    2024-07-08T17:00:00Z

    Dr Philip Tallon, Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of The School of Christian Thought at Houston Christian University, unpacks one of Lewis’ earliest work of apologetics The Problem of Pain. What are the critiques of this book and can any of these challenges be overcome?

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    Unapologetic #107 Michael Lloyd: Why does evil exist?

    2024-06-04T09:23:00Z

    Rev Dr Michael Lloyd, author of Cafe Theology, explores a number of Christian responses to evil and suffering. Which theories are the most intellectually, emotionally and pastorally consistent and satisfying? We also look at the doctrine of the fall. Why is it significant? Is it compatible with evolution? Was there a fall of angelic beings as well as humanity?