- A choice of weapons. Hallie, P.P. // Commonweal;10/26/90, Vol. 117 Issue 18, p604
Considers trying to understand good and evil in terms of facts. Two kinds of flesh-and-blood embodiments of goodness the author has encountered: The villagers of Le Chambon on the Lignon River (central France) took about 5,000 people (mostly children) into their homes and saved them from...
- An eye on the sparrow. Garvey, J. // Commonweal;1/31/92, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p7
Considers the problem of evil and how it affects people's views of God. How Dostoevsky treats the subject in his book `The Brothers Karamazov'; Rejection of the uncaring God of deists and of Aristotle; Danger of blaming God for evil; Christian response to evil; Role of prayer.
- A perception of evil. West, M.L. // America;12/23/1989, Vol. 161 Issue 20, p466
Questions why evil is so pervasive in human society and the human heart. Grace and the propensity to evil; Existence of the Devil; Indifference of evil.
- Wrestling with evil. // Christian Science Monitor;10/13/99, Vol. 91 Issue 222, p19
Considers the problem of the existence of evil in the world.
- Does evil have a life of its own? Deedy, J. // U.S. Catholic;Dec87, Vol. 52 Issue 12, p20
When tragedy strikes, is it always `just a coincidence?' John Deedy shines a flashlight on the dark subject of evil. One possible explanation: the notion of free will. Explanation of evil and its many faces. What causes good people to respond positively to the evil that befalls others? Looks...
- Creative acts of love. Akgulian, L. H. // Christian Science Monitor;4/30/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 108, p9
Comments on the ideas of good and evil.
- Dachau--and a pastoral call. Yancey, P. // Christianity Today;1/13/89, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p80
An army veteran who helped to liberate Dachau concentration camp in World War II reflects on his encounter with Absolute Evil, and his realization that a part of it was within him. Understanding the image of God in all human beings. Need to fight against Evil, and for God.
- Evil. Morrow, L. // Time;6/10/1991, Vol. 137 Issue 23, p48
Presents an essay on evil: is there more evil now, or less evil, than there was five years ago, or five centuries? Evil: a monster, a coercive force, temptation, mystery, natural (acts of God), moral (ours); Evil: easier than good; Evil: the thing we cannot understand and cannot forgive; Evil:...
- Goodness as a weapon. Mills, Claudia // Journal of Philosophy;Sep1995, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p485
Examines why it seems morally problematic to get others to act by taking advantage of the motivational lever of their goodness. Agent's use of another's goodness for evil purposes; Problems in the use of another's goodness for morally good ends that the good person himself endorses; Case of a...