(RNS) — As Harvey continues to pound Houston, why are the religious finger-waggers who said Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac and Katrina were God's punishment for gay marriage or abortion rights strangely silent?
(RNS) Anne Severance, Michael L. Brown and Corie Wilkins all believe God is at work through Donald Trump, but they have different view as to what end.
WASHINGTON (RNS) For some believers, a God who picks the president is a God close at hand. For skeptics, the belief can lead to catastrophic conclusions.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (RNS) As investigators look into what caused a New Jersey commuter train crash, some residents of this New York suburb ponder what role God and fate play in such tragedies.
"I refuse to answer questions about God or the Bible with neat constructs or nicely buttoned up answers," Barnabas Piper says. "My aim is to cause a certain amount of discomfort for Christians who've never questioned."
Philip Yancey's new book tackles "the question that never goes away" -- why there is so much suffering. The theme is perennial, but the book's digital-first format is not.
As our nation struggles to come to terms with yesterday's horrific events at the Boston Marathon, here are three perspectives I've found especially helpful.
(RNS) The producers of History channel’s “The Bible” fended off claims Monday (March 18) that the actor who plays Satan in the miniseries resembles President Barack Obama.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (RNS) At houses of worship here, people gathered in pews, crying, kneeling and hugging each other through services that focused on remembering the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, uniting the community, celebrating Christmas and preventing similar disasters.
(RNS) "Oh, God!" That cry has echoed ever since news of the horrific Newtown school shootings. As the names of those who died are made known, that cry is followed by a question: Why? Why does God allow evil? By Cathy Lynn Grossman/ USA Today.