Tag: theodicy

Metaphysics, Christianity, Philosophy

Thoughts on Theodicy

One of the most famous reasons to reject the existence of God is the existence of evil. Either evil or God can exist, not both. The dilemma relies on the supposition that these three propositions cannot all be true at once God is all good. God is all powerful. Evil exists. In modern atheist rhetoric, the …

Contemporary Trends, Christianity, Culture

In what sense is Christianity comforting?

One of the many conceits of the modern era is that religion is believed precisely because it provides irrational comfort to those who refuse to see things as they are. And while I have no doubt that many believe various religious dogmas for this purpose,┬áit simply isn’t true that Christianity can be believed, by those …