Why is There So Much Evil in the World?

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The great Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote that “a beast can never be so cruel as a man, so artistically cruel.” Whatever one's religious convictions, it would be difficult to deny that people are capable of unspeakable cruelty. There…

Suffering and the Existence of God

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As Ellis Goldstein watched the police car enter his driveway, he braced himself for the bad news. The officer handed Ellis the driver’s license of his seventeen-year-old daughter, Heather, regrettably informing him that she had just died in…