Origin of Evil Archive

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 1

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes Dr. Paul Copan to discuss his book, Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Dr. Copan sheds light on some of the prevalent misconceptions regarding the nature of God and dispels the notion that God is somehow different in the Old Testament […]

How Do Progressive Creationists Deal with the Problem of Natural Evil Prior to Adam?

Progressive creationists* believe that animal suffering and death existed for millions of years prior to the creation of Adam and Eve. Thus the question: isn’t natural evil, like moral evil, a consequence of human sin? First, old-earth progressive creationists see natural catastrophes and carnivorous animals as part of God’s “very good” creation. As such, they […]

How Could a Good God Create a World in Which Things Go Desperately Wrong?

At first blush, it may seem as though there are as many responses to this question as there are religions. In reality, there are only three. Pantheism denies the existence of good and evil because god is all and all is god. Philosophical naturalism* (the worldview undergirding evolutionism) supposes that everything is a function of […]

Is Satan a Talking Snake? and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank discusses the Devil and how we should interpret the temptation of Eve by the serpent in Genesis chapter 3. Questions and Answers: Did God create evil according to Isaiah 45:7? Since God created Satan knowing he would rebel, doesn’t that mean He […]

Commentary on Romans 9 through 11, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank gives a short commentary on Romans chapters 9 through 11 in answer to a question asked on yesterday’s broadcast concerning Romans 11:32. Questions and Answers: What is your opinion of Warren Wiersby and his book, Jesus in the Present Tense? What are […]

Refuting Reza Aslan, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank refutes the erroneous, ahistorical claims of Reza Aslan’s book, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. Questions and Answers: Is the Olivet Discourse only about the destruction of Jerusalem and not also about the second coming of Christ? What are […]

Tolerance and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank contrasts a secular view of tolerance with the Biblical understanding of true tolerance. Questions and Answers: Is cremation against God’s word? When God created all things including the angels, where did pride come from? Aren’t Christians violating God’s law by moving the […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Monologue: Hank shares his thoughts on non-religious skeptics of Darwinian Evolution as featured in the current issue of the Christian Research Journal. Questions and Answers: Since God created Satan, does that mean that God created evil? Are fallen angels among us today? Is there […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: If you were to focus on one subject when talking with Jehovah’s Witnesses, what would it be? On a previous program, did you quote someone who said that ‘mind’ is simply a chemical reaction in the brain? Is sickness related to sin in our lives? A […]

Hank Hanegraaff Interviews William A. Dembski

Hank Hanegraafff interviews William A. Dembski and speaks with him about Mr. Dembski’s newest book, “The End of Christianity.” In