Rev. Paul Hadusek asks the unanswerable question in the aftermath of Tuesday’s school bus crash that left four kids dead:
“Why, Lord? Why this?” Hadusek asked. “I don’t know if anyone of us, me included, would accept any answer from the Lord as a right answer. I don’t know.”
It’s a question that’s asked all the time, of course. But never answered, as in the shooting rampage last week in Illinois. Even on the basic facts that might lead to understanding in that case, the trail has gone cold.
Update 11:27 a.m. – Colleague Kristin Gay refers us to an episode of WHYY’s Fresh Air from earlier this week. with the author of the book, “God’s Problem.”
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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