Why Does God allow Natural Disasters?

There are two types of evil and suffering in the world. Moral evil as a result of free choices (murder, violence, greed) and suffering as a result of natural disasters (tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes). Since moral evil is a result of independent choices that humans make, it’s possible to convince a skeptic that it’s not God’s fault. However, how… Read More Why Does God allow Natural Disasters?

The Free Will Defense to Explain the Problem of Evil

Alvin Plantinga, an American analytic philosopher and professor at the University of Notre Dame, argues that it’s logically possible for God to be all-powerful and all-loving and still allow moral evil in the world. His main contention is called “The Free Will Defense.” Here is his argument. “A world containing creatures who are significantly free… Read More The Free Will Defense to Explain the Problem of Evil