Nobody would have predicted all the changes we’ve witnessed in 2020, what seems to be evidence of national demoralization.
C. S. Lewis was an agnostic before he became a Christian, so he understood the spell of unbelief.
Just for a little while turn off the PBS science narrator in your head. Why should there be beauty? What is it for?
The problem of theodicy is real, of course. We don’t always know or understand God’s ways.
The supposedly happiest country, Finland, also has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, higher than ours — and we are in the midst of a suicide crisis.