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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
An audio excerpt from Rabbi Harold Kushner's renowned book
Robert Thurman discusses the solace Buddhism offers to mourners.
For Hindus, invoking karma to explain natural disasters may raise more questions than it answers. By Arvind Sharma
Bible scholar Ben Witherington III answers an evangelical Christian's question.
Even when they do not affect us directly, catastrophes are wake-up calls to repentance. By Rabbi Avi Shafran
Imams don't play the blame game when Muslims are the victims. By Hesham Hassaballa
Some groups suggest that he recent arrest of a Hindu leader has called down God's wrath. By Arun Venugopal
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The numbers of the dead seem unreal. How can we process an event so destructive, so far away? By Frederica Mathewes-Green