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Desire and the Problem of Evil39:11

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This week's show featured a lecture on why and how desire has been seen as evil in both the Christian and Jewish traditions by Richard Kearney, Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College and Visiting Professor at University College in Dublin.

Responding to Professor Kearney's comments was Robert C. Neville, Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, and Dean of Marsh Chapel at Boston University.

This lecture was held as part of a series of lectures looking at the topic of "evil" presented by the Institute for Philosophy and Religion, and sponsored by the Boston University Humanities Foundation and the Boston University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

This program aired on February 13, 2005.

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