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Stephen Edwards is a high school and middle school theology teacher in Wisconsin. He earned a Master's in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is a practicing Catholic who enjoys studying theology and philosophy as well as spending time with his family. He hopes to write more about the topic of theology and philosophy. He likes his beard.


Why Does God Allow Natural Disasters?

Natural evil consists of any deformity within the natural world that leads to suffering such as: natural disasters, diseases, predatorial animals, and bodily weaknesses.  This article will argue that natural evil can be plausibly explained by appealing to the free will of angels. According to traditional Judeo-Christian thought, God created angels and gave them the freedom to choose between good and evil.  Furthermore, it is possible that the angels’ freedom could extend to choosing... Read More