History of Religion

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  • 1 Jun 2020
    Mona Siddiqui

    Covid 19 and the struggle for hope and certainty

    A few weeks ago I went out for my daily walk on Thursday evening just before 8pm. I had forgotten that since the current lockdown in the UK, this is the time set aside for the weekly Clap for our Carers campaign. It’s a public event to show appreciation of all NHS and frontline staff. […]

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  • 27 May 2020
    Francis Young

    Saints, Relics and Belief in a Time of Pandemic

    For a historian of religion, an interesting aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been witnessing the resurgence of popular interest in religious beliefs and practices across Europe that might have seemed archaic, alien and even downright odd before the changes wrought in our lives by the virus. The Middle Ages – that iconic period of […]

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