We hear the word "idol" -- in one of its forms -- all the time. Today it's usually used in secular settings, but it has ancient roots in religious thinking. Where does the idea of idolatry come from? We'll look at both its ancient usage in religion and also what we might mean in the modern context.
Rev: It's right there, very early on in the ...Read more
Why is there evil in the world? When bad things happen to good people, how does religion make sense of it? If God is all-powerful, why does God let evil exist?
Rabbi: The presence of evil in our world is one of the most-discussed concepts in religious conversation. There are some very simplistic answers, which often are unhelpful.
Imam: It is ...Read more