Category: ECLAS AND COVID-19

CHURCH ACTION The Science of Communicating in a Pandemic: Lessons from the...

A version of this article first appeared in the Methodist Recorder on 15th January 2021. Barely anyone has attracted so much recent attention for their use of language in the coronavirus pandemic as Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Jonathan van Tam....

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Covid-19 pandemic and divisions of labour in the sciences

The plurality of science is an aspect of scientific knowledge that has rightly interested sociologists of science since the foundation of the discipline. Much has been written on how what we think of as scientific...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Coming Life of Christ

To be alive is to have power and agency, to shape the world around you. Human agency has been so powerful in recent centuries that we forget how unpredictable life can be. And then, the...

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CHURCH ACTION Lessons from Luther

As we find ourselves navigating what feels like a very long pandemic, it’s helpful to remember that what feels completely unprecedented to us (in the most over-used phrase of the year), very much has a...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 Responding to the Virus with Honesty, Humility, and Hope: Lessons...

Coronavirus brings us face to face with our limitations: uncertainty, weakness, and death. This is a deeply painful place to be, but it can be hopeful as well.

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 ‘Following the science’: What it actually means, and why we...

When emotions run high, it is important to untangle what is actually happening when we use words or phrases with whose meaning we think we are familiar.

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 What does the new normal mean for the environment?

The pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and travel restrictions have compelled us all to change our behaviour, and quickly.

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CHURCH ACTION Not-Knowing and the New Not-Normal: Seeking Direction for the Long-Haul

We are at the outer limits of our current wisdom. As the church, we must dig deeper.

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