Topic: Theology

Can God be Happy or Sad?

Colorful painting of swirling galaxy.

One of the central questions in Theology involves the nature of God.  While religious studies employs different standards of proof that other disciplines in philosophy, one longstanding method has involved looking for logical consistency among different traits proposed.  In this lesson, the Polish philosopher Leszek Kołakowski calls for us to think about the question of God’s Can God be Happy or Sad?