My grasp of religion is admittedly shaky but one key thrust of the monotheistic religions as I understand it is that God gave human beings free will. This always seemed problematic to me because God is supposed to be omniscient.
Since realizing Arkadelphia is science fiction, I figured I’d better familiarize myself with the genre. I was never much of a fan. I did read some Isaac Asimov as a kid but I always hewed more toward mysteries. Loved Star