These fundamental questions can be understood to be at the core of every problem that humans ever encounter, both individually and collectively. They are central to the so-called "problem of evil". It’s therefore reasonable for any attempt at solving big problems to start by understanding these questions as encompassing. Any attempt at reconciling truth as it exists generally with truth as it exists in the Bible, truth as it exists in science, and truth as it exists in jurisprudence, naturally exists as a function of this "problem of evil". The primary focus of every theodicy is on solving the problem of evil. So theodicy offers a natural forum for examining conflicts between individual and government, church and state, science and theology, and practically every major problem presently facing humanity.
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