corona anxiety

Coronavirus | Mental Health

A Normalized Sense of Hopelessness

Making America Great at the Expense of Her Soul

July 23, 2020
iPhone eucharist

Coronavirus | Technology

Tools for Studying Pandemic Religion

What can we learn from the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) about sighting and understanding religion during and after the pandemic?

July 13, 2020
Star of David

Anti-Semitism | Coronavirus

Hate and Its Elusion

Lessons learned (and lessons needed) about anti-Semitism in the time of COVID-19

July 9, 2020

Islam | pilgrimage | Saudi Arabia | Coronavirus

Halting the Hajj

Exploring the social, political, economic, and religious fallout of this year’s (all but) canceled pilgrimage

July 2, 2020
food pantry

Coronavirus | Jobs | economic insecurity

Jobs for All?

As unemployment in the U.S. continues to rise to historic levels due to COVID-19, what does history teach us about religion's role in helping get Americans back to work?

June 26, 2020
Protesters Prayer

Coronavirus | prayer | George Floyd | faith

Unexpected ‘Openings’ and the Essence of Religious Practice

What we learn about the nature of religious practice from the innovations and adaptations of religious communities during the pandemic

June 18, 2020
police lights

#blacklivesmatter | Coronavirus | George Floyd | Myth

America’s Sirens

A reflection on America’s mythology of sirens, and the need to rewrite it

June 15, 2020

Coronavirus | religious ethics

COVID-19 and the Limits of Utilitarianism

Why our usual method for deliberating about policy decisions is failing us right now

June 11, 2020

Coronavirus | Augustine of Hippo

Time in Coronatide: Why We’re Not Actually Living in Groundhog Day

Exploring how our experience of time is altered by the pandemic and what reflecting on ‘pandemic time’ (with some help from Augustine) might teach us

May 28, 2020