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In which we look at ways to situate within the Tradition the human habit of trying to second-guess God on the basis of thunderbolts, dodgy prophecies, and coincidences.
I admit that sometimes when lightning gets really close, I start to pray. I mean, I sometimes start to pray as if God just threw that lightning bolt at me as a warning shot, even though I am well aware of the difference between Zeus the sky god and the God of Abraham.