The Politics of Debt and Disease

Even before COVID-19, unprecedented levels of public and private borrowing placed debt at the centre of academic and public debates. If access to credit at this stage of the pandemic is crucial for keeping alive economies across the globe, the health crisis has further exacerbated our reliance on borrowing. Massive efforts are expected of states and central banks to support not only individual financial institutions but the financial system as a whole.

Christian Healing and Christian Dying

Fascinating insight into how Christian societies in the non-western world respond to sickness and death is given in the latest issue of Studies in World Christianity. Brian Stanley, Editor explains in his introduction that how to care for the sick and…