Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Virginia Tech Shootings: Wickedness

As Randy Frazee quoted the Chinese proverb recently, the beginning of wisdom is to call something by its right name.

Tragedy? Or Wickedness?
What happened at Virginia Tech, however, was not a "tragedy." It was a manifestation of what theologians once called the mysterium iniquitatis, the "mystery of evil." The murders in Blacksburg were acts of wickedness, not the "tragic" unfolding of an unavoidable fate.

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