Stathis Papaioannou wrote: > > Tom Caylor wrote: > > > So the solution to the problem of evil *starts* with the theological > > > solution, as I said above, the solution to the separation between us > > > and who we really are meant to be. Since we were made in the image of > > > the personal God, then with the G(Logos) we can be brought into > > > relationship with Him again. This is the core to the solution of evil. > > > Now this does not automatically imply that evil is immediately solved > > > down in the 5th through 8th hypostases, i.e. the concrete problem of > > > evil. But the solution to evil must first start at the level of our > > > human persons. > > > > > > > I want to correct myself when I said "the solution to evil must first > > start at the level of our human persons." It starts with the personal > > God. I was just saying that personal redemption/healing comes before > > "physical" redemption/healing. Romans 8 actually addresses this > > "matter" too in verses 18-22. > > > > Tom > > What does the Qur'an say about the matter? After all, every word in that > document was written down precisely as dictated by God in the original > Arabic, and it is more recent than the Old or New Testament. > > Stathis Papaioannou This is sort of a contingent question for this List, since you could look it up for yourself if you really wanted to know. Tom Sura 14:48 "The day will come when this earth will be substituted with a new earth, and also the heavens, and everyone will be brought before GOD, the One, the Supreme."
So you believe that the Qur'an is the literal word of God? What I was hoping is that you would say Muhammed was deluded or lying, so that the Qur'an is at best an impressive piece of literature with some interesting moral teachings: i.e., what atheists say about the Bible.
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