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I. B: The Divine Is Not All-Powerful

This is an idea that we find in polytheistic religions, and hear from certain New Agers and certain Deists. It’s rare to find Jews or Christians or Muslims defending this theory, so I was a bit surprised when I discovered that this idea is the basis for Rabbi Harold Kushner’s famous book When Bad Things Happen to Good People.

On the one hand, Kushner sounds like a true skeptic when he writes that although the idea that God punishes the wicked and rewards the good has long been Western religion’s stance, it just doesn’t fit the facts-we know too much about the world today to believe that God always protects the innocent. Kushner writes that no one, for example, can still believe that earthquakes and tsunamis are guided by a “conscience” that tells them which neighborhoods to destroy and which to spare…

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The ontological argument from desire – The Prosblogion

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How do you respond to Skeptic Griggsy and the others there? Do you favor or disfavor any theology or theologians?

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Yes, that theological premise is barbaric!

Fr. Griggs

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Review of Edward Feser’s The Last Superstition Part I: Morality | The Uncredible Hallq

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The Meaning of Life (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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This absurd doctrine of original sin is blasphemous to humanity! What miserable, mean-spirited misanthropes just made up!

Fr. Griggs

Ebon Musings: Sins of the Father

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Further arguments about that square circle- God

Further arguments about that square circle- God

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