Prager U: Does suffering prove God doesn’t exist?
posted at 2:16 pm on October 14, 2013 by Ed Morrissey
Alternate headline: Isn’t it about time for a food fight in the Green Room? Prager University offers another in its series of philosphical, theological, and political courses today in “God and Suffering,” featuring Dr. Peter Kreeft. The famed Boston College professor argues that, contra conventional wisdom, the demand for justice in response to unjust suffering presupposes both God and objective moral standards of human behavior. After all, if neither existed, then all that’s left is Darwinian nature and no “justice” to lament in the first place:
Coincidentally, my classes are circling this topic at the moment, too, but this isn’t an academic lecture. It’s a discussion aimed at a broad audience, and well worth your time — even if you don’t agree.
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