Not a Supernatural Boy Scout

The Reality of God and the Problem of Evil
Brian Davies
Continuum, $24.95, 224 pp.

Brian Davies has written an excellent volume on God and evil. The book is remarkable in a number of ways, including its brevity (given the subject matter), its clarity, and its depth (given its brevity and clarity). Davies, a Dominican friar and professor of philosophy at Fordham University, has already produced one of the best introductory works on the thought of Thomas Aquinas. Now he takes his considerable intellectual skills to a...

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About the Author

Stephen J. Pope is a professor of theology at Boston College. He is the author of Human Evolution and Christian Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2007).