How could a good God allow evil to suffering? Even more troublesome, why would a God who purports to care about human life direct Abraham, His faithful follower, to sacrifice His son? Doesn’t this make God at best unreliable, at worst bloodthirsty? Eleonore Stump doesn’t think so. Dr. Stump, Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, reflects on the story of Abraham and Isaac, arguing that it provides us with a profound understanding of the role of faith in the face of evil.