Tag Archives: Problem of Evil

Rapid Response: “Evil Disproves the Existence of God”

In our Rapid Response series, we tackle common concerns about (and objections to) the Christian worldview by providing short, conversational responses. These posts are designed to model what our answers might look like in a one-on-one setting, while talking to a friend or family member. Imagine if someone said, “If …

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How Eternity Changes the Problem of Evil (Video)

In this brief excerpt from J. Warner Wallace’s talk on the Problem of Evil (taken from his best-selling book, God’s Crime Scene), J. Warner discusses one of seven reasons why an all-powerful, all-loving God might still allow an act of evil to occur. Evil is always measured and evaluated in …

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Answering Two Atheist Objections (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, Jim answers listener email and responds to two atheist objections. Most skeptics cite either the problem of evil or the unlikely occurrence of the resurrection in an effort to invalidate theism and the Christian Worldview. Why would God create our world in the first …

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Would God Actually Use Evil to Draw Us to Himself?

In God’s Crime Scene, I make a robust cumulative case for the existence of God from eight pieces of evidence in the universe. Evidence that points toward a particular conclusion (or suspect) is described as inculpating evidence, and evidence that points away from the same conclusion (or suspect) is called …

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A Response to the Angry, Immoral God Objection (Video)

How would you respond to the following quote: “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent …

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Would God Really Allow Us to Suffer Evil In Order to Develop Our Character?

The “problem of evil” is often cited by skeptics to defend their disbelief: Why would an all-powerful, all-loving God allow His children to experience pain and suffering? In my latest book, God’s Crime Scene, I examine the problem of evil as one of eight pieces of evidence in the universe. …

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Does the Existence of Evil Exculpate God As the Cause of the Universe? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace, author of God’s Crime Scene, discusses the nature of the universe and the evidence for God’s existence. Does the existence of evil and injustice in the universe eliminate the possibility of God as the Creator? Why would an all-powerful, all-loving God allow evil to occur? Is evil …

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Why Moral Evil Does Not Disprove the Existence of God (Video)

J. Warner Wallace, author of God’s Crime Scene, discusses the nature of evil and free agency. Does the existence of moral evil disprove the existence of God or is evil further evidence of God’s existence? Why would God allow moral evil in the first place? For more on the “problem …

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