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Horrendous Evils and the Goodness of God: A Letter to a Friend

February 17th, 2009 | 3 min read

By Matthew Lee Anderson

From time to time, I will get an email with questions about how to live the Christian life.  While I am not a pastor, former students or sometime readers of this blog will occasionally seek my opinions.  One such individual recently emailed me, expressing her struggles to believe in the goodness of God.  Below is my response (and here are some related thoughts).

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Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is an Associate Professor of Ethics and Theology in Baylor University's Honors College. He has a D.Phil. in Christian Ethics from Oxford University, and is a Perpetual Member of Biola University's Torrey Honors College. In 2005, he founded Mere Orthodoxy.