There are really only two conclusions to consider about the Fall of Adam. Either God wanted it to happen or he didn't. He surely doesn't desire any evil thing to befall us, yet it is so.
The point that mainstream theologians have missed is that this world exists in a fallen condition because God wanted it to and planned its condition. To say otherwise is to say that Adam and Eve dictated the conditions. Didn’t God set the conditions possible for a choice to bring it to this point?
The Garden of Eden and evil in our world has been a paradox to many trying to understand them in relation to God's goodness. To do so requires an understanding of what the war in heaven was about and the reason for the fall.
Job stated: What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil ? Job 2:10 Where did this opposition betwee…