The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a huge complexity of issues, from feelings of personal anxiety and guilt, through issues of health care resourcing, to the challenging of facing our own mortality. This wide-ranging study addresses these in turn, and offers a vision of hope rooted in theological reflection that might equip us to live well with this reality.
The Revd Greg Foster is Rector of Northenden in south Manchester. He is also treasurer of a community project in Moss Side and an Independent Custody Visitor at Police Stations in Manchester. Other interests include practical archaeology and British folk music. For 14 years he was convener of the Grove Books Ethics series.