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Griffin claims that he solves the problem of evil by the argument that God cannot coerce. This chapter discusses the critique against Griffin that his concept of a non-coercive God is meta- physically unsatisfying and then the critique of the notion of God's non-coercion as incoherent. A final discussion under the charge of incoherence is the claim that God's non-coercion is inconsistent with other features of God. Under the charge of inauthenticity the chapter discusses monism in the Bible, and then coercion and the Bible. The first critique to be discussed is directed towards Griffin's concept of God, where God does not have coercive power over everything, since he is not the creator of everything.

Keywords:God; Griffin



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