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40pct of Americans Believe in God's Hand In Natural Disasters

by Tanya Thomas on  March 28, 2011 at 9:14 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
A recent poll conducted after the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Japan has found that nearly 40 percent of Americans believe natural disasters are a sign of God.
 40pct of Americans Believe in God's Hand In Natural Disasters
40pct of Americans Believe in God's Hand In Natural Disasters
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Fox News quoted the poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Survey as showing that 16 percent of Americans agree that natural disasters are a sign from God, while 22 percent mostly agree.

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Although 51 percent disagreed that natural disasters are a sign from the Almighty, 56 percent believe God is in control of everything that happens in the world.

The poll also found 59 percent of white Evangelicals saying that they believed natural disasters are a sign from God.

Dr. Robert P. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of PRRI, said that the poll examined the age-old philosophical dilemma that "if God is good, why is there so much disaster, tragedy and pain in the world?"

"On the one hand, people are confirming straightforward theological affirmations of a personal God that's in control. But many won't draw a straight line between what's happening on the ground and that God," he added.

Source: ANI
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God is good, but he is not in control of the world, as many people think. Humankind was created to "tend and keep" the Garden of Eden. Answering Dr. Jones' question, "...why is there so much disaster, tragedy and pain in the world?", it's because humankind is not taking adequate responsibility for caring for the world. And they won't, until they turn to God and transform their consciousness. I just wrote about this on my blog, and I invite you to read it and comment! http://spiritnexus.blogspot.com/
Stewart Monday, March 28, 2011
When science fails to fortell anhything, or relate every disaster to particular happengings or events etc, one needs to accept the role of God. The Scientist, howsoever, brilliant they may be knows something, which is just like the iceberg. Many factors in life, nature, surrounding are unknown to science, because the knowledge, wisdom, tools, capacity, ability, eveything is limited for even the socalled super personalities. Let us accept the frankly the role of god in every act of our life. May god bless all.
www.freebesthealth.com Monday, March 28, 2011

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