Category: #religiousmatters

#religiousmatters is a thread of the #DossierCorona. It takes up an initiative of the research project „Religious Matters in an Entangled World“ (religiousmatters.nl) at the University of Utrecht, directed by the anthropologist and religious studies scholar Birgit Meyer, who also is the chairperson of the Academic Advisory Board of the Forum Transregionale Studien and edits the thread #religiousmatters of the dossier. Contributions are published both on the „Religious Matters“ blog and/or the TRAFO Blog. New contributions to the thread are welcome and should be from 700 to 1.500 words long.

On Twisted Logics and the Pandemic

By Maria José de Abreu. The coronavirus pandemic has brought to the fore the powers of numbers. As a vast stream of graphics, numbers and curves in yielding the global spreading of the virus makes apparent, numbers appear to count for how we are breathing in the world.

“So, surely with hardship comes ease” (Quran 94:5): Seeking acceptance and the quest for unity during the Corona pandemic

By Yanti Hölzchen and Gulniza Taalaibekova. When the Corona pandemic gained momentum in early 2020, Kyrgyzstan was among the first countries worldwide to shut down international air traffic, to close their borders for foreign nationals, and to go into a governmentally initiated state of emergency.

Speaking about the virus: the language of war in the Reformed Church in Zambia

By Johanneke Kroesbergen-Kamps & Hermen Kroesbergen. In Zambia, like in other African countries, the COVID-19 pandemic started very slowly, while the government was quick to take action. Even before the first Coronavirus case on Zambian soil was confirmed on 18 March 2020, hygiene measures were announced and all schools and universities were closed.

Search OpenEdition Search

You will be redirected to OpenEdition Search