Bertrand Russell Quotes 366
There are logical difficulties in the notion of Sin. We are told that Sin consists in disobedience to God's commands, but we are also told that God is omnipotent. If He is, nothing contrary to His will ca occur ; therefore when the sinner disobeys His commands, He must have intended this to happen.
Source: An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish, 1943, by Bertrand Russell
Reprinted in : Unpopular Essays, by Bertrand Russell. 1950
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