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April 10th, 2011 - 7:34 am § in America, Religion

Sunday Revelations: Most Americans don’t blame God for natural disasters

God: (guest editor) I am relieved and grateful for the forgiveness. By Nicole Neroulias, Religious News Service (RNS) We may never know why bad things happen to good people, but most Americans—except evangelicals—reject the idea that natural disasters are divine punishment, a test of faith or so[...]

April 10th, 2011 - 6:15 am § in America, Environment, Religion, Religion

Sunday Revelations: Chernobyl Legacy

Photography of sick children in Chernobyl  by Paul Fusco. Ed. To be fair, I have no way of knowing whether these kids’ illnesses are due to the Chernobyl meltdown.   Whatever the truth , the horror is overwhelming.  I wonder whether the cloak of compassion we hear from the Christian right [...]

April 8th, 2011 - 8:01 am § in Misc.

UPDATE: How to Donate for Japan Relief

From our American School in Japan alumnus, a complete listing of reputable charities engaged in relief work following the Tohoku Earthquake of March 11, tailored for donors outside Japan. Contact poster for complete info on donating from within Japan.[...]