An Alternative Interpretation…

This week in the lectionary, we got the opportunity to hear the the same story, the parable of the talents, from two different writers, used in two different liturgical settings. Found in both Matthew and Luke, it is… Read More

Why Do We Suffer? Pt. 3

After a long and busy week that allowed me almost no time to write, I finally present to you my concluding reflection on theodicy: the existence of evil as a source of suffering. As I outlined in the… Read More

Why Do We Suffer? Pt. 2

As I concluded in the last post, I think it’s important to differentiate between those sufferings caused by God and others caused not by God. Even though suffering is suffering, manifesting itself in a similar way no matter… Read More

Why Do We Suffer? Pt. 1

Poverty, war, ecological disasters, abuse, death, cancer, famine. Why do we experience suffering and evils?┬áIt’s a question that I’ve thought about for a few years now, and the lack of a concrete answer begs one of the oldest… Read More