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Where Was God?
God doesn't punish through disaster. The disaster just is. But God is in the hearts of those who help the survivors. By Rodger Kamenetz
Why Bad Things Happen to Good People
An audio excerpt from Rabbi Harold Kushner's renowned book
Finding Meaning in Suffering: A Buddhist View
Robert Thurman discusses the solace Buddhism offers to mourners.
The Karma of Catastrophe
For Hindus, invoking karma to explain natural disasters may raise more questions than it answers. By Arvind Sharma
Are the Non-Christian Victims Saved?
Bible scholar Ben Witherington III answers an evangelical Christian's question.
It Was an Act of God
Even when they do not affect us directly, catastrophes are wake-up calls to repentance. By Rabbi Avi Shafran
Why Muslim Leaders Won't Say It's "Revenge"
Imams don't play the blame game when Muslims are the victims. By Hesham Hassaballa
Act of God? Why Some Hindus Say Yes
Some groups suggest that he recent arrest of a Hindu leader has called down God's wrath. By Arun Venugopal
World Religions on Why Bad Things Happen
What You Can Do: Charity Resources, Prayers & More
Where to Donate Guide to charities by activities and religion
Interactive Multifaith Prayer Circle
Prayers for the Victims and the Survivors: A selection from world religions
Parenting Columnist Mimi Doe: What to Say to Children
Hope & Inspiration How the Arab Press Views U.S. Aid When All We Can Do Is Watch
Daily Blog: Stories of survival, generosity, and the strength of the human spirit
The numbers of the dead seem unreal. How can we process an event so destructive, so far away? By Frederica Mathewes-Green
Charitable Responses Tsunami Aid: Stingy or Generous?
Poll: 3 in 10 Americans Give Tsunami Aid Tsunami Aid Could Boost America's Image Among Asian Muslims Where to Donate
Chaplains Prepare U.S. Crews to Encounter Mass Destruction Poll: 3 in 10 Americans Give Tsunami Aid Orthodox Jewish Forensics Team IDs Tsunami Victims' Bodies 9/11 Families Return Favor to Buddhists Through Tsunami Tsunami Aid Could Boost America's Image Among Asian Muslims Tsunami Aid: Stingy or Generous?