Ask the Professor #2: Who/what is God? Why should it matter to a little human being in this sea of sand?

Professor Clark Williamson replies:

This question is a classic in the literature of Christian theology.  In the 17th century, Blaise Pascal agonizingly reflected on himself in relation to the immensity of the universe:  "When I consider my life, swallowed up in the eternity before and behind it, the small space that I fill, or even see, engulfed in the immensity of space which I know not, and which knows not me, I am afraid...Who has set me here? …

Ask the Professor: Why does God allow suffering?

Introduction to "Ask the Professor"

While waiting for glitches to be worked out of our new internet DiscplesNet Café, we’ve decided to go ahead and open one of the thought and discussion features of DisciplesNet Church that we have been working on:  "Ask the Professor."

New Testament accounts show Jesus constantly working to help his followers grow in understanding of God and God’s calling to them. …