(4 min video) Why Does God Allow Evil? On June 9, 2018 By Jeff FenskeIn Doctrines Demystified Sean’s father is Josh McDowell, the famous author, Christian apologist. Longer version: (vid) If God, Why Evil? – Sean McDowell – – Why Does God Allow Evil? Dr. Sean McDowell Published on Sep 21, 2015 Evil is one of the most common objections raised against the existence and goodness of God. Sean briefly provides one reason God may allow evil and how evil, when it is properly understood, is an argument for God’s existence.