Author Archives: srholman

Webinar: Pandemics: Past, Present, Future

Fascinating new Webinar featuring experts from the Department of History at Ohio State University, who discuss past pandemics, from plague to influenza and HIV, to help better understand the current global health crisis. Panelists include Prof. John Brooke, Dr. Jim … Continue reading

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Being Neighborly in Berlin Prayers

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Open for Worship: Outdoors Encouraged

Happy news from my favorite local public health department: More details online….. Details (pdf) (“…..ok, so how do we make this work?…….”)  

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Racial inequities in America: Glimpses from the Firehose

Below are true “jots”, tiny glimpses from the firehose of media on the current crisis; the two sources below may be important for classroom (and other) discussions of health ethics, religion, and racial disparities in the USA: “The African American … Continue reading

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New! Infectious Historians (podcast)

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Tech-free worship across back gardens

“We are learning different ways of being Church…I read our Sunday Eucharist at noon with my elderly neighbour at a safe distance in my back garden..” -an Anglican priest in the U.K.

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It’s been said before

“Certainly that [person] were greedy of Life, who should desire to live when all the world were at an end…” -Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) “Religio Medici” [the Religion of a Physician] written about 1635  

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