The Other I

March 4, 2008

The problem of evil

Filed under: Cultural Differences,Just Stuff,Life as a Nun — theotheri @ 2:16 pm

“I don’t know if God exists, but it would be better for his reputation if he didn’t.”  Jules Renard (19th-century French author)

I do have relatives and acquaintances who would consider it irreverent, and I suppose the fact that I think the above is marvellously funny explains why I never exactly fit in as a nun.

But you have to admit it one of the most succinct summaries on record of the difficulties posed by the problem of evil for the existence of God.

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