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On either response to the paradox, the Evidential Problem of Evil continues to have serious, but defeasible, force against theism.
Rather, he devotes a chapter each to (i) the evidential problem of evil, that there is more evil in the world than one would expect if there were an omnipotent and perfectly loving deity; (ii) the problem of the hiddenness of God, that the existence, nature, and will of God are not as clear as they should be assuming that there is a God who desires to be known and worshipped; and, (iii) the problem that the miracles attributed to God are morally arbitrary and thereby cast doubt on the goodness of God.
Gale's 'Evil and Alvin Plantinga' works through (i) Plantinga's famous free-will defense against the logical problem of evil, and (ii) his defense of theistic skepticism against the evidential problem of evil.