Evil and The God of Goodness: In Defense of The Problem of Evil (Part I)

This is my second blog, I intend to make this more academic, encyclopedic and broader, as opposed to this one, which is more concentrated on God-matters and classical arguments.

This is my first article there, I am going to defend the problem of evil in the next two post. Give me your thoughts.

Atheism, Philosophy and Science

One of the most powerful and troubling arguments against classical monotheism is the problem of evil. Even if a theist believes in the God of the Bible, Qur’an or Torah and accepts the traditional interpretation of t

images “Now, let’s kill that dinosaur…”

hose scriptures, the problem of evil may still be a considerable difficulty for him. Something like, “You know, God, I believe in you and your goodness; but why did you allow that to happen?” Epicurus is credited to be the originator of this argument, “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is impotent. Is he able but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither willing nor able? Then why call him God?”

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