Amid Disaster, Community
Genesis says that after the flood of Noah, God promised "never again'' to so wreak destruction on the earth. Try telling that to folks living in the nine states affected by the floods of the Mississippi. "It's an act of God,'' one woman told a reporter. But then, hinting at the wonder of this event, she added, "So who should I be angry at?'' Blaming God opened a gate into a refusal to blame.