How are we to produce good narratives which speak into the wider world and which are both scientifically and theologically well-informed?
ECLAS has launched a new seven-part blog series on theological and scientific narrative approaches to coronavirus, titled ‘Making Sense of Coronavirus with Reason and Faith’.
Arguably, as Pope Benedict XVI suggested, in their dealings with Galileo, Church authorities were showing a very modern sensitivity to the relationships between science and society.
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?