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Tag Archive: Problem of Evil

Apr 05 2014

Open thread on episode #860: Does Christianity need suffering?

In my reading about the “Spirituality in Healthcare” debates, I have started reading books from proponents. I’ve already read a number of articles on both sides of the issue, including more than a handful of articles published in peer reviewed journals covering claims of evidence, and also expert opinion pieces. But now it’s time to …

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May 06 2013

How the Problem of Evil uncloaks Christianity’s total moral bankruptcy

"Happy to help, God! I hope that poor young man has learned a valuable lesson! Anything else I can help with once I stop bleeding?"

I don’t think Christians are evil. But the Christian God is evil, and belief in him runs the risk of non-evil people embracing evil through lazy moral and intellectual concessions to things that do not deserve to be conceded. And the Problem of Evil settles it. The PoE came up on yesterday’s show, and in …

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