I don’t want to propose we blame God for evil. However, if one says God cannot be liable for evil, does it follow that God cannot be credited for good as well? Does that make God passive in the world?

I wouldn’t say that God plays no part in evil. I would like to propose that evil results from human separation from God. It’s more than just a simple human choice. Maintaining a connection with the Holy is how we avoid committing evil acts (on an individual basis, anyway)… that divine connection in turn produces the good stuff… maybe this is too simple, but it works better for me.