Questions tagged [problem-of-evil]

The problem of evil is to reconcile the existence of evil with a deity who is omnipotent, omniscient and omnibenevolent.

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How would Kierkegaard answer the problem of evil?

Will he consider evil as part of a greater good? Or is it something beyond our reason? What answer would be most consistent with his beliefs?
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If we don't have free will, does that mean evil automatically exists?

If we don't have free will, can we be held responsible for our actions because they are deterministic? And if we can't be held responsible does that mean that evil exists?
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What types of arguments are these arguments about the problem of evil?

As an agnostic I've take an interest in watching debates on theodicy (the problem of evil, both the agnostic/atheist charges and the Christian answer). Usually the debates aren't fully satisfying ...