Day 24: Astrology and Permitting Evil (The Confessions of St. Augustine)

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If God is all-powerful and loving, why does he permit evil? This is what St. Augustine wonders as he ponders astrology and its allures. He recognizes the dangers in ascribing to astrology. Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Jacob-Bertrand Janczyk explain that this is also a common enticement for modern people. They remind us that if we abandon ourselves to Divine Providence, we can be confident that God will care for us. Today's readings are Book 7, Chapters 5-7.

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Please note: The Confessions of St. Augustine contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.