The Question

Ecce_homo_by_Antonio_Ciseri

Holy Week

Crucifixion: When the vertical bar of God’s will is negated by the horizontal bar of misdirected human will. What God is capable of and what we are capable of. Ecce Homo: God’s limitless love and our unlimited capacity for cruelty when we reject that love. It required the resurrection to overcome our evil, yet we are free to reject that. too.

The old question “If God is love, why does God permit evil?” needs to be reframed. The question we must ask is “If God is love, why do we commit evil?”

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