Monthly Archives: September 2012

Katrina and now Isaac — is Suffering part of God’s Plan?

Philosophy for Dummies, contains a whole chapter on the issue [of the problem of evil]. Given the raison d’être for the “Dummies” series – simplifying complex issues and processes into digestible bites illustrated by catchy icons proclaiming Warnings, Great Ideas, … Continue reading


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When Bad Things Happen to Good People … grace has not abandoned us

Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, dealt with the personal tragedy of a child who dies of an incurable condition: progeria, the aging disease. This tragedy caused him to rethink everything he had once … Continue reading

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