"This is a pandemic that hits a country ill-equipped, ill-prepared, that is yet wrestling with literally decades-old racial and ethnic and class disparities and divisions," says Visiting Professor Cornell William Brooks.
"May our mothers live long enough and may we grow up soon enough, that we come know our mothers as the real persons they are, who have loved us beginning and end, in deed, in word, in presence," writes Professor Francis X. Clooney, S.J.
Stephanie Paulsell, Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies at HDS and Interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, interviews her husband Kevin Madigan, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at HDS, about pandemics in the medieval Christian West.... Read more about Religion in a Time of Pandemic
"It’s hard to keep track of time when time itself feels like it’s bristling with panic or weighed down by grief, filled to overflowing with video calls, or emptied of work and connection, made dense and opaque by illness," writes Professor Stephanie Paulsell.
HDS faculty and alumni join WGBH radio to discuss how the coronavirus has changed the way people celebrate Easter, Passover, and Ramadan, and how secular groups search for meaning during the coronavirus crisis.