The Problem Of Evil
"Wailing wall": wall in the Remu'h Cemetery in Kraków's Jewish quarter
made from fragments of tombstones destroyed by the Nazis
Photo: © Alasdair Hodge
Why Bad Things Happen To Good People
This unit looks at the classic problem of evil for those who believe in God -
• If God is all good, how can he allow evil to exist?
• If God is all powerful, why does he not deal with evil?
The challenge today comes from the postmodern denial of the reality of absolute good and evil in favour of moral relativism and scientific atheism's dismissal of ideas of life after death and the final judgement.
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