Tag: Divine providence in punishment of general catastropes

May 2020

Last Sunday I wrote about how St Augustine teaches that temporal goods and evils are enjoyed or suffered by both the good and the wicked, lest anyone think that these goods are the ultimate reward for goodness, or these present sufferings the ultimate punishment for wickedness. At the same time, a good man sometimes does receive an evident reward here in this life, while a wicked man receives and evident punishment, and that teaches that divine justice is at work, even though not yet completely manifest. This helps us to understand how......

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