The Problem of Evil and Suffering – Lesson 5 – Augustine’s Theodicy

WATCH: The lecture https://vimeo.com/686663803/1dcfe48a92 OVERVIEW:  St Augustine considered evil a problem on the following basis: Premise 1. God created all things.Premise 2. Evil is a thing.Conclusion. God created evil. St Augustine relied on the Genesis Creation Story to show that all things came from God and that all things were made good by God. This being […]

The Problem of Evil and Suffering – Lesson 2 – Re-evaluation of the Nature of God

OVERVIEW: Both the Inconsistent Triad and the Logical Problem of Evil are based on specific definitions for the attributes of God and use them to show how they are incompatible with the existence of evil and suffering in the world. However, as Josh McDowell points out, we know God through his attributes which are revealed through […]

The Problem of Evil and Suffering – Lesson 1 – The Logical Aspect of the Problem of Evil and Suffering

WATCH: The lecture  https://vimeo.com/686663405/d9ffbffb37 OVERVIEW: The 3rd-4th Century BC philosopher Epicurus presented a logical challenge against the existence of God based on the understanding that God is, as typically described, all powerful and all loving. This challenge was echoed by David Hume in the 18th Century and named the Inconsistent Triad suggesting that if God were […]

The Problem of Evil and Suffering Lesson Structure

The Logical Aspect Of The Problem Of Evil And Suffering WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AzNEG1GB-khttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k64YJYBUFLM OVERVIEW. The 3rd-4th Century BC philosopher Epicurus presented a logical challenge against the existence of God based on the understanding that God is, as typically described, all powerful and all loving. This challenge was echoed by David Hume in the 18th […]