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The Theodicy of Richard Rice


Concluding our tripartite conversation through Dr. Richard Rice’s intellectual and publishing history, in this third episode we discuss his 2014 book Suffering and the Search for Meaning (2014). Perhaps his most widely read work, in discussing it Rice shares brief summaries of the major contemporary theological and philosophical responses to the problem of pain. We also reflect on his life and what’s next for one of progressive Adventism’s most prolific living scholars.

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Alexander Carpenter is executive editor of Spectrum

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The conclusion of a three-part series exploring Dr. Richard Rice’s books and biography. 

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