Please read the following in advance of class on Monday, March 2.  We’ll work with these readings on Monday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 4.


1. J.L. Mackie, Evil and Omnipotence


2. Richard Swinburne, Why God Allows Evil

Whichever of the above you choose, you should also read:

3. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, excerpt from Resisting Structural Evil

4. Thich Nhat Hanh, excerpts from Living Buddha, Living Christ

So, you could read 1, 3, and 4 OR you could read 2, 3, and 4.

REMINDER: Don’t forget to work on your response papers!  You should bring two copies of a draft of one of your response papers on Monday, March 9.