Why did God allow the Holocaust? In dealing with the problem of evil in the world, we run into many problems like this one. Could God have prevented the Holocaust?
May 8, at 2: I believe a god of our own making would do ask we desire. I wrestled with unanswered prayers and ended up thinking, there are no unanswered prayer. God simply, if He exist, did not answer the way I wanted Him to.
He simply did not will, what I willed. Dealing with suffering and silenceness of God, I read Jesus prayer in garden of Gethsemane recorded in Luke Jesus wanted another way, but his Father in Heaven was silent and answered not according to His own Son will but His will.
The God of the Jew is free being that does what He pleases. It looks like that God used free creatures to do what He planed to do.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference. The strong survive the weak perish.
If you think that Holocaust was not a blind pitiless indifference and was objectively wrong, then you are force to abandon atheism because there are no ontological ground for believe it to be so.
Morality is a biological adaptation, no less than our hands and feet and teeth. Considered as a rationally justifiable set of claims about an objective something, ethics is illusory.
Nevertheless such reference is truly without foundation. Morality is just an aid to survival and reproduction, and any deeper meaning is illusory. Evil as it may be, He has his reasons.
Let me know what you think.In God’s view, “there is no difference between Jews and Gentiles.”— God can and will undo all the damage of the Holocaust.
God promises to bring back to life millions who have died, including Holocaust victims. He will also eliminate the pain that Holocaust survivors feel because of horrific memories. Why Horrible Suffering Does Not Disprove God's Existence. Trent Horn. August 21, the Holocaust, etc.).
The problem with this approach is that it concludes that there are no good reasons for these evils just because those reasons are not immediately apparent to us.
the evidential argument from evil relies on the atheist being able. "God is dead." If there were a God, he would surely have prevented the Holocaust. Since God did not prevent it, then God as traditionally understood either does not exist or has changed in some way.
For some this means that God has abandoned them, while for others it means God never did exist. Jews must be in the world for themselves. Why did God allow the Holocaust? Why does God not prevent evil from occurring? Why didn't God protect His chosen people?
New; FAQ; About; International; Donate; every cause and effect, every potentiality, and every contingency. There is no way we could possibly fathom the intricacies of His design. By faith, we trust that His plan is the. The Holocaust is proof that "God is dead"--if there were a God He would surely have prevented Auschwitz; if He did not then He does not exist.
The Holocaust is the maximization of human evil, the price mankind has to pay for human freedom. If there is no God, there is no Christian faith worth considering. In this brief essay, I will share three persuasive clues (traditionally called arguments or proofs) that point to the existence of God.