How Should We Process Natural Disasters?
Updated: Feb 19
Chrysostom, Calvin, and Davies were men of both sense and learning. They knew the natural world operated according to patterns or laws. They believed it did so, however, according to God’s continual and particularized sovereignty, not according to some original divine dictate outside space and time. In their understanding, an apple fell to the ground not, in the final analysis because gravity pulls apples to the ground when you drop them, but because at that moment God was satisfied that the apple should follow the usual course.”