Why Does God or Deities Let Bad Things Happen to Good People?

The Global Philosophy of Religion Project is a major initiative that aims to make the philosophy of religion a truly global field. It is supported by funding totalling £2.15 million from the John Templeton Foundation and the Dynamic Investment Fund (DIF) at the University of Birmingham. It is led by Professor Yujin Nagasawa and hosted by the Birmingham Centre for Philosophy of Religion in the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham.

In this video philosophers representing three distinct religious traditions discuss the problem of evil and suffering in the world.

Islam: Dr. Bakinaz Abdalla (University of Birmingham)

Christianity: Professor Elizabeth Jackson (Ryerson University)

Buddhism: Dr. Bhikku Bodhi (Buddhist Publication Society)

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