COVID-19

COVID-19LatestThought-provoking

When religious values help fight a virus

(5 minute read)
Hajra Rehman explains the core principles of Islam which have helped keep the pandemic under control in Muslim nations.

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COVID-19LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Rebuilding society after the pandemic must not mean trashing the planet

(6 minute read)
Margareth Sembiring reveals the risks involved in ignoring the environment in a post-COVID society.

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COVID-19History

It’s an ill virus that blows nobody any good

(9 minute read)
Richard Bauckham looks back to a Middle Age fair to make sense of the Covid pandemic.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

Word warping in a time of pandemic

(5 minute read)
Ronnie Convery finds himself having a grammar meltdown as he ventures out after lockdown.

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COVID-19Mental Health

Healthy minds and healthy bodies

(4 minute read)
Ronnie Convery examines the practical steps we can take to keep our lives in balance, not neglecting mind or matter, as we enter a new version of “normal” after lockdown in many parts of the world.

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COVID-19Social IssuesThought-provoking

The race to save the planet: can we still win?

(7 minute read)
To save the planet and save lives even the shock drop in emissions caused by the pandemic is not enough. We need a new world economic order, argues Margareth Sembiring.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

The party’s over, and why this might be just what Nigeria needs

(7 minute read)
Joshua Nwachukwu investigates the extraordinary cult of celebration in African society, and suggests the pandemic may have forced much-needed change.

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COVID-19Thought-provoking

Is a new form of journalism possible in the internet age?

(6 minute read)
Thanks to the internet anyone can be a journalist. But has this really contributed to truth and social cohesion? Ronnie Convery learns from a master communicator that there is a better way forward.

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COVID-19Social Issues

“Anthropause”: can lockdown teach us to form a new relationship with creation?

(6 minute read)
We can and must learn from these months of forced pause to live with and not against nature, argues Richard Bauckham.

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COVID-19Social Issues

Walls, walls everywhere …

(5 minute read)
Ronnie Convery highlights the dangers of public policies which foment populism and favour division, even in the midst of a pandemic.

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