Does the Problem of Evil Negate God’s Existence: Part I on Physical Evil

with Fr. Austin Litke, OP

How can one respond to the problem of evil, a part of the atheist arsenal of argumentation for centuries? Evil perhaps constitutes the strongest argument against the existence of God still today. Is that it, or is there any kind of sufficient response showing the contrary? Yes there is! Listen here for the first of two episodes formulating that response.

Further Resources:

 

  1. Peter Kreeft essay: http://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/the-problem-of-evil.html
  2. Strange Notions blog: http://www.strangenotions.com/turning-problem-evil/
  3. St. Augustine, Enchiridion, 11-14: http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/1302.htm.
  4. St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa contra Gentiles, III, 71: http://dhspriory.org/thomas/ContraGentiles3a.htm#71.