God, the Doctor, and Free Will

God, the Doctor, and Free Will October 13, 2014

The blog Whovian Theology takes the Doctor Who episode “Kill the Moon” as a jumping off point for critiquing the widely-held view of God as one who doesn’t intervene to right the wrongs in our world, even though God could, in order to make room for our free will.

One could easily substitute “Jesus” for “Doctor” in Clara’s speech, and find how clearly the point comes across.

Clara's speech

And for a related theme in a comic book which is now becoming a focus of a TV show (HT Fred Clark):

TheFlash

 

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