Tag: Divine providence working through temporal punishments


24
Apr 2020

I have not yet finished my series on social justice, there remain many matters that need to be addressed, but the present pandemic calls for us to turn our attention to the question of God’s providence and divine punishment. I recently read an otherwise excellent on-line article (https://www.crisismagazine.com/2020/are-we-being-punished) that insisted that we are not being punished by COVID, because God does not punish the innocent together with the guilty. The author instead argues that we are being judged. I am afraid the author, in trying to distinguish ‘punishment’ from ‘judgment’ made what......

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