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Rooting the Cross in its soil: the danger of sanitising grassroots movements during COVID-19

by Florence O’Taylor, PhD student in the Dept of Theology and Religion at Durham University and is a political theologian researching with women recovering from substance addictions
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Domestic Violence: A Double Pandemic?

by Olivia Barnard, third year undergraduate at Durham University and will begin a Master’s programme at Durham in Autumn 2020
Looking up at Abbey House in Durham

COVID-19: What can Simone Weil teach us?

by George Batchelor, third year undergraduate at Durham University
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COVID-19 and the politicisation of data

by Barbara Pressendo, third year undergraduate at Durham University, and will be starting a Master’s programme at LSE in Autumn 2020
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Counter-narratives in grassroots movements

by Rachel Bedek, Diploma student at Durham University and will begin an integrated PhD programme in Autumn 2020
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A spectrum of meanings: who owns the colours of the rainbow?

by Emma Wilkinson, third year undergraduate at Durham University and, from September 2020, an ordinand for the Church of England
Autumn leaves outside Abbey House in Durham

Dark times and the principle of hope: introduction

by Dr Anna Rowlands, St Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought and Practice at Durham University, where she teaches a third year module in Political Theology. She is also Editor of Dark Times and the Principle of Hope
Candles burning on an old oak table