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Following the example set by the questions-and-answer columns in the early Journals, when Mary Baker Eddy was Editor, this column will respond to general queries from Journal readers with responses from Journal readers. You'll find information at the end of the column about how to submit questions.

Did Judas really have a choice?

From the October 2011 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Did Judas have a choice? Jesus knew beforehand who would betray him, and when, and why. Yet, how is it possible that someone, anyone, can be irretrievably locked into a path of evil? That would be a form of curse, wouldn’t it? The crucifixion had been prophesied centuries earlier.