"In a world without God, everything is lawful." This is the theme of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's book The Brothers Karamazov, one of the great books of the Western world. It examines the arguments for and against the existence of God. The horror of a world where anything can be done with impunity is Dostoyevsky's clinching argument in favor of belief in God. God's judgment tomorrow is our only hope for a livable world today.
Rick Ritchie resides in Southern California and is a long-time contributor to Modern Reformation. He is a graduate of Christ College Irvine and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Issue: "The Chief End of Man" Sept./Oct. 1993 Vol. 2 No. 5 Page number(s): 11-16
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