Providentialism (VIAL)

Here’s a clip we’ll be screening on Friday, a conversation between Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell which attributes the September 11, 2001 attacks to the moral failures of Americans. It’s important to note that this sort of interpretation has a long history, notably in the literary genre of the Jeremiad, a warning against “backsliding” which has persisted across centuries, often in secular form.

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