Is There Really a Devil?


For the series on "What do I really believe," another question asked whether I believe there really is a Devil? It seems a rather irrelevant question as there is no such purveyor of evil in Roman tradition.  It does, however, recall philosophical questions which pertain to all religious traditions. Epicurus asked: “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not all-powerful. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then … [Read more...]