Summa Theologiae by St Thomas Aquinas
FP: Treatise On The Distinction Of Good And Evil
Q49 The Cause Of Evil
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We next inquire into the cause of evil. Concerning this there are three points of inquire:

A1 Whether good can be the cause of evil?

A2 Whether the supreme good, God, is the cause of evil?

A3 Whether there be any supreme evil, which is the first cause of all evils?