Epicurus on God: An Unflinching Critique – Part II

A Philosophical/Theological Commentary The Origin of Evil   “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?”_Epicurus Let us assume, for the sake of argument, that God actually exists. Let us, then, go back in time; to the dawn of time; on a hypothetical journey to the time before “time” even began; to that time referred to in Scripture as “In the beginning”. At a certain point during our imaginary journey into preexistence we will…
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Epicurus on God: An Unflinching Critique – Part III

A Philosophical/Theological Commentary The Fundamentalist Viewpoint In the preceding subsection of this series we pointed out that if “God” truly exists and created every single thing in existence—both seen and unseen—then it necessarily follows that He created evil too. We also pointed out previously that Christians need only turn to Isaiah. 45:7; John 1:3; and Colossians 1:16 in their bible to see who Scripture ascribes the creation of evil to, prima facie. Yet so many…
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