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Wed February 6, 2013
February 7, 2013 | Culture

Why? A Mormon Answer

Why would a loving God allow horrible tragedies to happen? It's an age-old question and one that gets revisited whenever stories of mass shootings and sweeping natural disasters make headlines. Thursday, we're beginning an occasional series of conversations with theologians and thinkers to explore the question. We begin with Mormon scholars Terryl and Fiona Givens. They've recently co-authored a book called The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life

Read Maureen Dowd's column Why, God? from December 25, 2012.

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