Why do bad things happen to good people? Clergy tackle big questions after Las Vegas shooting

, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee

As law enforcement pieces together answers about the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, the suffering caused by the attack also raises deep philosophical questions about God and evil.

President Donald Trump called the violence that killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500 an “act of pure evil” during his Monday address from the White House. He pointed to Psalm 34 to comfort the nation.

“Scripture teaches us the lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit,” Trump said.

Read more: http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2017/10/04/las-vegas-shooting-antioch-tennessee-church-nashville-clergy-help-victims/725288001/?utm_source=Pew+Research+Center&utm_campaign=48d70ab67d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_10_05&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3e953b9b70-48d70ab67d-400098637

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