Why Does God Allow Natural Disasters?
by Stephen Edwards
Filed under The Problem of Evil
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... Read More