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Spiritual Life

Evil gets a closer look after shootings

The Rev. Richard J. Coleman examined sin and evil in a recently published book. The Rev. Richard J. Coleman examined sin and evil in a recently published book.
By Rich Barlow
April 28, 2007

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Seung-Hui Cho's killing spree at Virginia Tech rekindled the debate over the causes of madness and evil. Scientists and theologians often disagree on that question; the Rev. Richard J. Coleman seeks to reconcile them. The retired United Church of Christ clergyman said he believes our scientific era demands an evolutionary explanation for sin, as well as the mediating morality of ... (Full article: 806 words)

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