suffering

Photo by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay
The question of how a loving, all-powerful God could have created a world in which so many people suffer is one with which people at all stages of belief have wrestled, and during the current pandemic it is being put into even sharper focus for many. ‘These questions have their place, even if they are condemned ultimately to fall short,’ says Mark Dowd as he surveys the different responses that he has encountered. ‘I tend to think of an innocent little child sitting on the bank of a river...