A timely debate on theodicy

January 13, 2010

I read this online debate last year between N.T. Wright, a New Testament scholar and Bishop of Durham (Church of England) and Bart Ehrman, a religion professor at UNC and former evangelical Christian-turned-atheist. In light of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, it might be helpful to our faith to review the major questions associated with theodicy: How is God good and just in a world of so much suffering, pain, and evil? I also read Wright’s book on the subject, which is in my library at church if you’d like to borrow it.

One Response to “A timely debate on theodicy”

  1. […] I’ll point you again to the online debate between Ehrman and Wright here. To our skeptical friends who use every Haiti-like disaster to question God’s existence or […]

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