What is moral evil?
Moral evil is suffering caused by human actions, eg. war, crime, racism. Can be made worse or better by human behaviour.
What is natural evil?
Natural evil is suffering caused by elements in nature beyond human control eg. earthquakes.
What is free will?
God given, Evil has to be present in the world for humans to choose right. (The free will defence)
What is original sin?
- All humans have inherited the sin of Adam and Eve
- Like Adam and Eve, all humans give in to temptation and cause suffering.
Why do we suffer?
God allows suffering so that humans can choose the right outcome from it.