Doing Theology in the New Normal
Available for pre-order. Publication date: 30/07/2021.
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Paperback / softback
Publisher: SCM Press
Number of Pages: 384
Width: 13.5 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
Responses to the recent pandemic have been driven by fear, with social distancing and locking down of communities and borders as the most effective tactics. Out of fear and strategies that separate and isolate, emerges what has been described as the "new normal" (which seems to mutate daily). Truly global in scope, with contributors from across the world, this collection revisits four old responses to crises - assure, protest, trick, amend - to explore if/how those might still be relevant and effective and/or how they might be mutated during and after a global pandemic. Together they paint a grounded, earthy, context-focused picture of what it means to do theology in the new normal.