Symbol of the Kingdom: The Problem of Pain in a Time of Pandemic

With the rapid spread of Covid-19 shutting down a good chunk of world affairs and affecting the lives of people around the globe, the topic of God and his role in “natural evil” comes back to the fore of philosophical conversation. When a disease hits or a volcano explodes or fires rage, people often either blame God for it, or indeed speculate if it’s some type of curse from God. Failing either of those, they see it as proof that life is ultimately meaningless. I believe that such realities in our jagged world, and the reasons behind them, are usually … Continue reading Symbol of the Kingdom: The Problem of Pain in a Time of Pandemic