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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Sarah Sentilles (Breaking Up With God, sarahsentilles.com)

On The Posner Show, Sarah and religion scholar Sarah Sentilles discuss Richard Mourdock’s comments about rape and pregnancy. What would happen if politicians like Mourdock had to offer a non-religious justification for their views? How prevalent is the view that God controls everything that happens in the world? Sentilles argues that appeals to religion lets politicians off the hook. The Sarahs agree that Mourdock and Akin display a misunderstanding of rape. What should we make of the idea that Hurricane Sandy is God’s will? Finally: What happens when women talk about God?

Recorded:Oct 29    Posted:Oct 29, 2012
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The Posner Show | Oct 29, 2012 | Sarah Posner & Sarah Sentilles

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