RE Section 1 - Believing in God- Evil and Suffering

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Moral Evil-

Evil caused by humans misusing their free will – choosing to do evil

Examples include war, crime, ****, bullying

Natural Evil-

Evil not caused by humans

Examples include earthquakes, floods, volcanoes, drought, disease

How evil and suffering cause people to question or reject belief in God-

Believe a benevolent God would not create a world with the possibility of evil and suffering

They believe and omnipotent God would be able to stop evil and suffering

Believe an omniscient God would create a world without evil/suffering,or know how to stop…


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