RELIGIOUS STUDIES: EVIL & SUFFERING

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  • EVIL & SUFFERING
    • Reasons for suffering
      • Natural suffering
      • Man-made suffering
    • Purpose of suffering
      • Necessary to keep us alive and well
      • To make us appreciate things
      • To be a stronger person
      • To achieve a goal
      • To test someone's faith
      • A punishment for sin
    • Responses to suffering
      • All the major religions have organisations that care for people
    • Purpose of evil
      • Personal being or devil
      • Impersonal force
      • Psychological phenomenon
    • Explanations for evil
      • Christian: original sin
      • Buddhism: selfish desires
      • Islam: Shaytan
  • Problems
    • EVIL & SUFFERING
      • Reasons for suffering
        • Natural suffering
        • Man-made suffering
      • Purpose of suffering
        • Necessary to keep us alive and well
        • To make us appreciate things
        • To be a stronger person
        • To achieve a goal
        • To test someone's faith
        • A punishment for sin
      • Responses to suffering
        • All the major religions have organisations that care for people
      • Purpose of evil
        • Personal being or devil
        • Impersonal force
        • Psychological phenomenon
      • Explanations for evil
        • Christian: original sin
        • Buddhism: selfish desires
        • Islam: Shaytan
    • God is supposed to be omnibenevolent, omniscient and omnipotent
  • Part of God's mysterious plan

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