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Theology Brunch: Pandemic Theology

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
July 8 2020

How should people of faith understand the pandemic?  What actions might our faith lead us to?

Two of the world’s leading religious thinkers have already published books on the pandemic, and we will review those at our next Theology Brunch, Wednesday, July 8 at NoonJoin us via Zoom.

Virus as a Summons to Faith: Biblical Reflections in a Time of Loss, Grief, and Uncertainty was written by Walter Brueggemann and God and the Pandemic: A Christian Reflectionon the Coronavirus and Its Aftermath  by N. T. Wright.

Brueggemann (a native Nebraskan and UCCer) is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia and the author of over one hundred books.

Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews and senior research fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.  He is a former Bishop of Durham and the author of over eighty books.