If God is perfect, who is responsible for suffering and evil in the world? A solution that came to mind breakermaximus / Getty Images IL

Do Jews Believe in the Devil?

Satan didn’t arise from Hell fully formed. The concept of an ultimate Evil One was apparently borrowed from the Persians and continued to evolve throughout antiquity

When Jews believed in multiple gods, there was no difficulty in explaining why bad things happen to good men. A vast array of spirits, demons, evil gods and things that go bump in the night could be blamed for...

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