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Thursday, February 18 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Dealing with Disaster: Religious Education and Questions about COVID-19 *PRE-RECORDED*

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Sudden, confusing, and catastrophic events have struck throughout human history. The COVID-19 pandemic, the widest reaching disaster of our time that has caused significant disruption and suffering, raises some significant questions for Religious Educators such as, “How could God allow something like this to happen?” to “How did people in the Bible deal with pestilence and disaster?” This sessions provides suggestions for understanding pandemic and disease within a faith context while allowing students to reflect on their own experiences and concerns in light of how people within the biblical narrative confronted disease and disaster.
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Dr. Gerard McLarney

CS Lewis/The Psalms, Airpods and God
Dr. McLarney teaches at St. Isidore's Learning Centre and serves as a sessional instructor at St. Joseph's College at the University of Alberta. His academic interests include Religious Education, World Religions, Mythology and Theology as well as Sacred Scripture. His doctorate explores... Read More →


Thursday February 18, 2021 9:00am - 10:15am MST
Online (Pre-Recording)