A Student of History

July 1, 2007

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Filed under: The world today — John Maass @ 12:07 pm

England has its own Pat Robertsons:

The floods that have devastated swathes of the country are God’s judgment on the immorality and greed of modern society, according to senior Church of England bishops.

One diocesan bishop has even claimed that laws that have undermined marriage, including the introduction of pro-gay legislation, have provoked God to act by sending the storms that have left thousands of people homeless.

The Rt Rev Graham Dow, Bishop of Carlisle, argued that the floods are not just a result of a lack of respect for the planet, but also a judgment on society’s moral decadence.

Post hoc, ergo propter hoc, eh?

More here….

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