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Bontrager, KK. 1999.  Connections 1(1):4. CELD ID 5541

A recent letter to RTB asks a familiar question: "How do you explain events like natural disasters that cause mass destruction, millions of deaths, and indiscernible suffering throughout the entire history of the world?" In other words, how does a Christian account for "natural evil" (the awful effects of natural calamity) in a universe created by the all-loving, all-powerful God of the Bible?