Evil in St.Augustine's Confessions
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...Augustine was based on Holy Scripture. The whole world as the God’s Creation is a part of absolute goodness. Creating the world, God created its rules and order that a man should follow, However, every man has a temptation to violate these rules: "Let not those, whom I no longer fear, cry out against me, while I confess to Thee, my God, whatever my soul will, and acquiesce in the condemnation of my evil ways, that I may love Thy good ways. Let not either buyers or sellers of grammar-learning cry out against me” (Book 1).
God incorporated sacred sense and holy image in every creation. That is why good can be found everywhere: in people, in nature. Evil does not exist separately, according...
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