How does Trinitarian Theology speak about evil?
An objection sometimes lodged against the idea of the present inclusion of all humanity in Christ, has to do with the presence of evil in the world. This objection tends to run along one of two lines: 1. Because God will not coexist with evil, and because there are so many evil people in the world, it follows that God has NOT already adopted all humans. 2. If God has actually adopted all humans already, we should see in the world a corresponding and significant abating of evil since the time God first accomplished this adoption. However, we don't see such abatement having happened - evil is clearly still present with us. First let me say that Trinitarian Theology does not bury its head in the sand concerning evil. One need only note the courageous response from Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and other Trinitarian theologians to the evil of Hitler and the Nazis. It is clear that there remains in our world a great deal of evil. In fact, one might argue that the ravage of e