Divine Punishment

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Pope Francis sends e-mail on Holocaust to American Jewish leader

Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail.

The Days of Awe and the years of horror

Sept. 3, 2013A worker removes notes from the cracks of the Western Wall. Workers cleaned out the cracks Sunday and … Continued

Where is God in suffering?

God and Japan’s Suffering YOMIURI SHIMBUN AP Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara apologized Tuesday for earlier comments in which he explained … Continued

When pagans get our rights, everyone benefits

In his recent guest column for On Faith, Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress states that “the decision by Air Force Academy … Continued

Suffering and the vain quest for significance

Question: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Haiti and the law of karma

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Haiti and God: searching for meaning and making sense

Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or a … Continued

Haiti and the 3 mistakes of modern faith

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Don’t blame the Haitians

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Pat Robertson’s dated theology

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Suffering overwhelms us, but cannot defeat us

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

God suffers with those who suffer

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Consider the good being done now in Haiti

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

God intervenes through the faithful

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Debating suffering is easy; Alleviating suffering is harder

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Does God Hate Haiti?

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

Natural, not supernatural, disasters

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Shaken but not forsaken

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Finding God in Haiti

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Problem of evil and religion’s double standard

There is no “solution” to the problem of evil.