What’s the Problem with the Problem of Evil? 2

A friend of mine once told me that he does not see any problem with the problem of evil — as if it weren’t any problem at all.

I do have a problem with that.

First of all, evil itself is an enormous problem. When innocent people suffer tragedy, finding words to console them is not always possible. Evil is almost always regarded as an injustice of some sort. Why then should it be tolerated at all? More…