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Misotheism hatred of God. The term has its history in the words of Aeschylus and his depiction of Promethius in Promethius Bound and Promethius Unbound. Promethius' profession of hating the Gods due to his punishment for bring fire to mankind. Misotheism is the expression given to people who blame God for negative experiences within their lives that cause a spitefulness towards God. It can also be a expression of distain for the teachings of God. When one believes that God is unjust or that God is evil.  
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Misotheism is the hatred of God. The term has its origin in Aeschylus' depiction of Prometheus in ''Prometheus Bound'' and ''Prometheus Unbound''''Italic text''. Prometheus' professes hatred of the gods because of their punishment of him for bringing fire to mankind. Misotheist is the expression given to a person who blame God for negative experiences within that person's life that result in a spitefulness towards God. It can also be a expression of distain for the teachings of God, or when one believes that God is unjust or evil.  
  
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
* [[Deontological ethics]]
 
 
* [[problem of evil]]
 
* [[problem of evil]]
 
* [[theodicy]]
 
* [[theodicy]]
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
Article on Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misotheism]
 
Article on Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misotheism]
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== Rebellion Against God and Creation in Orthodox literature==
 
== Rebellion Against God and Creation in Orthodox literature==
 
* Ivan Karamazov in [[Fyodor Dostoevsky]]'s 1879 ''[[The Brothers Karamazov]]'' articulates what might be termed a misotheistic rejection of God. Koons covered this argument in the [http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/philosophy/faculty/koons/356/lec20.html lecture immediately following] the one [http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/philosophy/faculty/koons/356/lec19.html referenced above]. It was also discussed by Peter S. Fosl in his essay entitled "[http://www.philosophers.co.uk/portal_article.php?id=23 The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God]".
 
* Ivan Karamazov in [[Fyodor Dostoevsky]]'s 1879 ''[[The Brothers Karamazov]]'' articulates what might be termed a misotheistic rejection of God. Koons covered this argument in the [http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/philosophy/faculty/koons/356/lec20.html lecture immediately following] the one [http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/philosophy/faculty/koons/356/lec19.html referenced above]. It was also discussed by Peter S. Fosl in his essay entitled "[http://www.philosophers.co.uk/portal_article.php?id=23 The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God]".
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 08:28, August 30, 2008

Misotheism is the hatred of God. The term has its origin in Aeschylus' depiction of Prometheus in Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound'Italic text. Prometheus' professes hatred of the gods because of their punishment of him for bringing fire to mankind. Misotheist is the expression given to a person who blame God for negative experiences within that person's life that result in a spitefulness towards God. It can also be a expression of distain for the teachings of God, or when one believes that God is unjust or evil.

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