Because if he was, then haven’t there been a lot of natural disasters, and aren’t you curious what prompted God to go all Old Testament on people in those situations?

Well, The Onion decided to examine that very question. Here’s a couple of natural disasters, along with, according to Pat, what exactly ticked God off so badly that he responded so fiercely.

  • Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion, 1986: Ten-year-old Walt Sudul, of Racine, WI, made friends with a Jewish boy at school
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004: Newlyweds Todd and Nancy Tate experimented with non-missionary sex during their honeymoon

Now you know. There are a bunch more if you click the clicky.