Is the pandemic a threat or a hoax? Should you wear a mask or not? Should churches meet in person or online? Christians seem to be just as divided over the COVID-19 pandemic as those who are not united in Christ.
The only way for Christians to rediscover unity in a divisive time like this is by thinking biblically. To find a path toward reconciliation, Charles Morris spoke with Dr. Jeffrey Greenman, a Christian ethicist who is also the president of Regent College, an evangelical Christian graduate school in Vancouver. A portion of their conversation originally aired on part five of this series, but we’re including it here in its entirety.
How belief in a loving and sovereign God helps us to make sense of and cope with the coronavirus outbreak.
We are living through a unique, era-defining period. Many of our old certainties have gone, whatever our view of the world and whatever our beliefs. The coronavirus pandemic and its effects are perplexing and unsettling for all of us.
How do we begin to think it through and cope with it?
In this short yet profound book, Oxford mathematics professor John Lennox examines the coronavirus in light of various belief systems and shows how the Christian worldview not only helps us to make sense of it, but also offers us a sure and certain hope to cling to.