Evil

Midnight in the Garden of Good and EVil

Midnight in the garden of Good and evil The book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil was written by John Berendt and was 388 pages long. This was a non-fiction story of the beautiful town of Savannah, Georgia. John Berendt was a reporter who lived in New York and one night while dinning […]

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Macbeth: Lady Macbeth and Evil

Macbeth: Lady Macbeth and Evil In a play that is abundant in evil occurrences, Lady Macbeth is the overriding source of evil in the first act. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill Duncan, despite Macbeth listing eight reasons against the murder. When Macbeth is alone, we discover that he is a loyal thane to Duncan, […]

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Good Vs Evil

Beowulf Good VS. Evil Many times we see a battle of good vs. evil in movies, books, society, and in this case, an epic poem. This motif is used so often because it pertains to so many facets of authentic life. The epic poem Beowulf is an example of this because the hero of the […]

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The Existence of Evil and the Threat of Science in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a gothic narrative that portrays the destructive nature of modern knowledge, especially when it is pursued without moral restraints. The creation of the monster by Victor Frankenstein illustrates the destructive powers of unlimited knowledge in the hands of individuals obsessed with scientific adventure and new discoveries. Although the novel is written […]

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The Problem of Evil: If God is Good, Why Do People Suffer

Introduction There is a great argument which says that, if God is believed to be all-good and all-powerful, He would have created earth the same way he created heaven. This would make the universe to be a place with no suffering, no evil and free will for all. However, this is not the case as […]

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Mackie and the Problem of Evil

Many attempts were made to resolve the problem of god and evil, though many of them failed to succeed, whereas others even denied the existence of the problem.  Mackie was always interested in the problem of evil and thus he created his own solutions to main three propositions regarding god. They are the following: 1. […]

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The Possibility of Evil

The Possibility of Evil is full of literary devices. The one that is mostly used throughout this short story is irony. A lot of things that appear to be one way, turn out to be another. This story leaves a feeling as if everyone can be evil… To portray this feeling the author uses three […]

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On the Origin of Evil

Where does evil come from? This is a question that I find most interesting. In our modern day civilization educated by liberal institutions everybody speaks as if they are certain of what evil is. So what is it? At first glance the thing that sticks out to me when I hear this question is: Asking […]

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The Problem of Evil: Solutions of Augustine and Irenaeus

The existence of evil in this world is undeniable. Everyday, people have to face challenges and sufferings which would be difficult to believe are good. Everyone have his or her fair share of committing evil deeds or have to contend with situations of which the morality is questionable. Furthermore, the existence of natural calamities and […]

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Theists are generally compelled to express a theodicy

A theodicy is simply a justification of God’s ways. Theists are generally compelled to express a theodicy in response to the unfortunate, painful, evil events and circumstances found in our world. A theodicy is necessary only if we believe in a God who is inherently good, thus requiring an explanation of the apparent discontinuity between […]

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Evil And Suffering Analysis

“If Only there is No God then there is No Problem:” A Theological Reflection On the Mystery of Evil And Uniqueness of God For a theologian or an ordinary person concerned with the problem of theodicy, human suffering appears to be inconsistent with the notion of a God who is all-powerful and good.

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Short Essay on the Problem of Evil

The question of evil is a common hot button topic among atheists and non-Christians who attempt to disprove Christianity. They argue that an omnipotent and omniscient God cannot exist in a world with so much evil.

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God On Trial

Its impossible to reflect on the origins of evil without bringing up the concept of free will. God created man with this idea of choice; the choice to believe and obey, or the choice to disobey. It was this free will that allowed Adam and Eve to fall from their initial glory and introduce evil […]

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God On Trial Analysis

It is fair to say that we live in a world of hatred, wars, terrorism and murder, however how we can hold accountable one Man for all these unspeakable actions? God can change everyone’s personality so that we can not sin, except then we would not have free will.

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