Religion and Human Suffering Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Religion and Human Suffering
An analysis of Augustine's "Augustine's Confessions" and Elie Wiesel's "Night".
# 121843 | 750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (General) , Holocaust Studies (General)

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Using the experiences of Augustine from "Augustine's Confessions" and of Elie Wiesel from "Night" as illustrations for argument, this paper discusses the question of the place of religion in addressing the problem of human suffering.

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"As a theologian, St Augustine pondered the existence of human suffering in the world and he tried to address these issues in a disciplined manner in his writings, including "Augustine's Confessions". As many theologians have done, Augustine pondered how an omnipotent, andomniscient God would allow evil and human suffering to exist in the world. He wrote that human beings deserve to suffer because of original sin; Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden. St Augustine believed that since mankind are descendents of..."

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