The Risen Christ Triumphs Over Evil

“We do not see how the purposes of love can be reconciled with the purposelessness of evil, but we do see that the human being who embodies the pattern of a loving God is both submerged in the destructiveness of evil and emerges from it as a distinctive, loving and personal activity. The Logos of the cosmos is not a mythological theory but a crucified man. The hope of personal sense and fulfillment lies neither in ignoring evil nor in explaining evil but in the fact that Jesus Christ endured evil and emerged from evil.”

(D. Jenkins in The Faith of a Physicist by John Polkinghorne, pg. 121)

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