Posts Tagged ‘theodicy’

Can it be that, despite all of our expressions of consternation in the face of evil and innocent suffering, we are all too prepared to trivialise the mystery of evil? Have we accepted only the gentleness and love of God and quietly set aside the word of judgment? Yet as we contemplate the suffering of the Son, we see more clearly the seriousness of sin, and how it needs to be fully atoned if it is to be overcome.”
Cardinal Ratzinger (First ever living ex-Pope)

I don’t normally make a habit of quoting Roman Catholic theologians, but in this case he’s right on the money…