Why did God allow my three-year-old baby to die a horrible death? a distraught mother recently asked. Was God really involved?
“Evil is part of free will” is one of those non-answer answers that most people find infuriating. But perhaps in the context of what a world without choice would be like, and as we are grateful for the choices other people have made, we can wonder if evil really is a necessary part of what we cherish most….
Adam and Eve’s wayward son Cain is most well-known for killing his brother Abel. But he also represents evil more generally, and, it turns out, a surprisingly modern vice….