Cosmology, Evil, Art

looking up at the chandelier in the Rockefeller Centre

The mind a creature is, yet can create,
To nature’s patterns adding higher skill ;

¬†from ‘Look Home’ by Robert Southwell, SJ

Brandon at Siris has a fascinating reflection, The Subcreation of Ephemeral Good, twining together theodicy, human and divine creativity, and cosmology.

He says he was prompted by two posts I had been mulling over myself, one by James Chastek (Theodicy and the Praise of Matter) and the other by Ed Feser (The Last Enemy).

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