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Act of God

Traffic Accident Caused By Act of God

Brad Reid | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Brad Reid

An "Act of God" occurs naturally without human activity. It is frequently associated with violent weather events but may include unexpected medical conditions. The key to successfully asserting the defense is a factual determination that the event was unforeseen and could not be prepared for or mitigated by human activity.

Is God Rooting For Obama?

Eric Sapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Eric Sapp

If you're Romney right now, you've got to be cursing your luck: You're in a neck-and-neck race the week before the election with a message about how the president mistakenly thinks we need an effective government in America -- and then wham: the biggest natural disaster since Katrina hits.

What's God Trying To Tell Us With Eyjaffjallajokull?

Religion News Service | By Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) What do homosexuality, health care reform, and British advertising standards all have in common? They're...

Why Firing the General Was an Act of God

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Krassner

The Rolling Stone correspondent was stuck in Paris. Embedded there, he hung around with talkative drinkers. They revealed stuff while forgetting it was being told to a reporter.

Hearing the Prophetic Call in the Gulf Oil Disaster

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

In the way we conceptualize recovery from addiction, we acknowledge the truth of passages like Jeremiah 8:8-12: the addict has to "hit rock bottom" before he can muster the humility and fortitude to move toward the light.

Tornadoes, Quakes, and the Myth of Karma

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rob Asghar

The hope of playing a harp in heaven or coming back to earth as a Brahman does motivate us to stay on the straight and narrow path. And maybe such coercive images are a good thing. But the old myths need a little overhauling.