Category: ECLAS AND COVID-19
The pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and travel restrictions have compelled us all to change our behaviour, and quickly.
We are at the outer limits of our current wisdom. As the church, we must dig deeper.
How are we to produce good narratives which speak into the wider world and which are both scientifically and theologically well-informed?
Covid-19 reminds me of my vulnerability, and therefore the need to respect the natural world.
Does the fact that caring professions such as medicine and nursing are viewed as vocational somehow justify the sacrifice we ask of healthcare workers in entering dangerous “front-lines” on our behalf?
ECLAS is committed to encouraging the whole Church to engage deeply with the implications of science in our time. Considering science within the wider framework of our theological understanding is a vital task.