How Does Paradise Lost A Controversial Relationship With Christianity?

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Paradise Lost is John Milton’s epic poem about the battle between Satan and God. The poem is quite controversial due to the fact that this was written during the time period that the Catholic Church was facing major corruption. People were already having concerns about God and what was right from the Catholic Church; because of this and many other textual reasons Paradise Lost has a very controversial relationship with Christianity. One major reason Paradise Lost is so controversial to many Christians is because God is the antagonist for books one through three. In book one on line 638-642 Satan and his fallen angel’s call God a “Monarch in Heav’n”, they said that God, “Sat on his throne, upheld by old repute…” and that God “tempted our attempt,

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