Debates and Expositions on the Troublesome Problem of Evil

Debates and Expositions on the Troublesome Problem of Evil May 18, 2016


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These are old Blogspot papers of mine (except for the asterisked papers). Be sure to allow a minute or two for them to load, and select archived versions from July 2015 or earlier.


Dialogue with an Atheist on the “Problem of Good” & the Nature of Meaningfulness in Atheism (Flip Side of the Problem of Evil Argument Against Christianity) [6-5-01]*

Christian Replies to the Argument From Evil (Free Will Defense): Is God Malevolent, Weak, or Non-Existent Because of the Existence of Evil and Suffering? [2002]*

Serious Christian Treatments of the Problem of Evil and Irrational Atheist Dismissals of Them (vs. John W. Loftus) [10-9-06]

Some Christian Replies to the Problem of Evil as Set Forth by Atheists [10-10-06]

Dialogue #2 with an Atheist on the Problem of Evil (vs. “drunken tune”) [10-11-06]

Dialogue #3 with an Atheist on the Problem of Evil (vs. John W. Loftus) [10-11-06]

Alvin Plantinga’s Decisive Refutation of the Atheist Use of the Problem of Evil as a Disproof of God’s Existence, Goodness, or Omnipotence [10-12-06]*

Critique of Agnostic Ed Babinski’s Post on the “Emotional” Argument From Evil [10-23-06]

Is the “Strong” Logical Argument From Evil Largely Discredited If Not Dead, Or Alive & Well? (Atheist Confusion) [11-26-06]

The World’s Shortest Free Will Defense (FWD) Argument Against the Problem of Evil [3-24-08]

Thoughts on the Devil’s Antics in Opposing Christians, and Suffering in the Christian Life [7-18-09]


Meta Description: Debates (mostly with atheists) about the thorniest problem in Christian apologetics: why a good, omnipotent God would allow evil.

Meta Keywords: evil and God, evil and God’s benevolence, evil and God’s omnipotence, fall of man, free will, free will defense, Philosophy of Religion, Problem of evil, Suffering, theodicy

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