According to skeptical theism, God could have reasons to allow evil and suffering in the world that we cannot even imagine. If our reasoning is so limited in this area, could it also be limited in understanding the nature of morality? ?
This article is a guest post by Dr. Jason Thibodeau in which he responds to my article “Skeptical Theism and Skepticism Simpliciter: A Response to Jason Thibodeau.” Jason teaches at Cypress College and blogs at The Secular OutPost. You can also visit him online at “Not Not a Philosopher.” * * * Randal has provided a […]
In his two-part article “If it’s okay for God to allow horrors, then we don’t know much about God” (Part 1; Part 2) Jason Thibodeau presents an articulate and concise skeptical argument against theism. There is a lot packed into his article, and I’m not going to attempt to address it all here. But in this […]
This article is part 2 of a guest post by Dr. Jason Thibodeau. For part 1 click here. Jason teaches at Cypress College and blogs at The Secular OutPost. You can also visit him online at “Not Not a Philosopher.” III: Reply #1: We Know Enough In his recent book, An Atheist and A Christian Walk […]
Earlier this week Walter forwarded the link to a 2004 article by Wes Morriston which nicely summarizes the problem with Stephen Law’s evil god argument. Before we get to that however, let’s recap the argument. Law argued against the existence of God (or what we can call “good god”) by pointing out that the believer in a […]