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Quote of the Day: Evangelical writer Rachel Held Evans

“This theology is, in a word, abusive, for it blames the victim for whatever calamity, abuse, or tragedy she suffers and says it is deserved.” — Evangelical writer Rachel Held Evans, criticizing Minneapolis pastor and author John Piper for using natural disasters, such as the Oklahoma City tornado, to explain the wrath of God. ShareTweetShare

“This theology is, in a word, abusive, for it blames the victim for whatever calamity, abuse, or tragedy she suffers and says it is deserved.”

— Evangelical writer Rachel Held Evans, criticizing Minneapolis pastor and author John Piper for using natural disasters, such as the Oklahoma City tornado, to explain the wrath of God.

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