Tragic Events and God Persuasive Essay by cee-cee

Tragic Events and God
A discussion as to why God 'allows' terrible events to take place.
# 111060 | 997 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 06, 2009 in Religion and Theology (General)

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This paper discusses that although God granted mankind free will, terrible atrocities still occur and poses the question, "How can God let this happen?" The paper contends that God doesn't let atrocities happen, but mankind does, and then goes on to explain why this is so.

The Answer to the Question

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies?
  • Power, Samantha. "Bystanders to Genocide: Why the United States Let the Rwandan Tragedy Happen." The Atlantic Monthly Sept. 2001: 84-108. Questia. 26 Feb. 2008 <>.
  • Rickaby, Joseph. Free Will and Four English Philosophers: Hobbes, Locke, Hume and Mill. London: Burns and Oates, 1906. Questia. 26 Feb. 2008 <>.

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