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I know I’m really late (was very tired from the chemo this week) on posting this video of Pat Robertson making his usual heartless, cruel and unChristian remarks about the earthquake in Haiti:It’s as if the guy has never heard of the book of Job. If he had, he might not be so quick to look to retribution in regard to this tragedy. The book of Job makes it clear that we have no idea why things like this happen but God does and it’s not right to blame the one who is suffering. It would be helpful to the Christian community if Robertson refrained from offering his opinion until he’s spent a year studying the Bible so that he could adjust his theology to what is actually biblical.

Thankfully, the Haitians’ theology is a lot more sound (and comforting) than Robertson’s: Then the singing began. Those gathered outside tents, on lawn chairs, sitting in the middle of empty streets, sang their hymns. One phrase in Creole could be heard repeatedly both inside and outside the hospital walls, as if those voicing the words were trying to make sense of the madness around them.”Beni Swa Leternel,” they sang. “Blessed be the Lord.”

BTW, Robertson isn’t the only one who looks to retribution theology to explain the earthquake in Haiti, Danny Glover sees it as a response to Copenhagen:

“When we see what we did at the climate summit in Copenhagen, this is the response, this is what happens, you know what I’m sayin’?”

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