God

Rain, floods and the judgment of God

  Storms, rain, deluge, the worst floods in decades. 'Why does it always rain on me?', sang the Scottish band Travis in 1999. "Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?" they go on to ponder, expressing the pervasive…

Does God suffer?

  There's an awful lot of suffering and badness around. Nasty people do nasty things, and wicked people do worse. There are floods, droughts and earthquakes, which are no-one's fault;…