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Theodicy
Work that tries to justify the ways of God
Our morality vs God's morality
We can't assume our morality is on God's level
What is the focus of the story of Cain and Abel?
An archetypal conflict between two ways of life
What is the focus of the story of Abraham and Isaac?
The fact that God is above everything, even above our principles of right vs wrong.
Who is one of the most important figures in history?
Abraham
What three religions can be based on Abraham?
Islam, Christianity, Judaism
Who is familiar with God's idea of good?
Knights of Faith
Do Knights of Faith live or die?
Knights of Faith live
Are Knights of Faith rewarded or not?
Knights of Faith are rewarded
Are Knights of Faith understood?
Knights of Faith are not understood (by society)
Are there explanations for the actions of Knights of Faith?
No
The actions of Knights of Faith are ethical or nonethical?
Nonethical
In order to be a Knight of Faith, Abraham must:
Abraham must love both Isaac and God as he lowers the knife
Tragic Hero: Life vs Death
Death
Tragic Hero: Reward or no reward
No reward
Tragic Hero: Understood or not understood
Understood
Tragic Hero: Rational or irrational
Rational
Tragic Hero: Ethical or non-ethical
Ethical