Evil is a high hurdle for theists. Given the savagery of moral evil (what humans do to humans) and the horrors of natural evil (earthquakes, tsunamis, disease), how could an...
Can God and the enormity of evil both exist? To theists, it’s the problem of evil, which they struggle to resolve. To atheists, it’s the argument from evil, which...
Theists who believe in God and avoid the problem of evil delude themselves. If there is a God, evil is God’s hardest problem to explain. If there is no God, evil is the...
The problem of evil troubles believers and well it should. How to explain the moral evil of human acts and the natural evil of nature? How could God be both all-powerful and...
If we seek God, we cannot avoid the problem of evil. Can the enormity of evil ever be compatible with an all-powerful, all-knowing, all-good God? Couldn’t God have...
Whoever believes in the existence of God must explain the presence of evil. To theists, it’s “the problem of evil,” which they struggle to resolve. To...
If I seek God and avoid “the problem of evil,” I fool myself. If there is a God, evil is God’s hardest problem. If there is no God, evil is No-God’s...
When earthquakes and tsunamis kill and maim, when children suffer painful illnesses and die young, where is the God who is supposedly all-powerful and all-good? When humans...
Sentient suffering is a hard problem for theists to solve. The ‘free will defense,’ that privileges and blames human choice, claims to cover moral evil. But what...
Free will is a problem. If it seems obvious that you are perfectly free to choose and decide, then it seems perfectly clear that you do not understand the problem. Free will...