Title

How Religions and Religious Leaders can Help to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic: Indonesia's experience

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-17-2020

Capture Date

6-23-2020

Abstract

This article discusses the conflict between religion and science during the COVID-19 pandemic and how the two can reconcile in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The article references places of worship around the world that have been the cause of the COVID-19 spread, such as “Patient 31” and the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Daegu, South Korea. The article details the Christian, Muslim, and Hindu responses to the pandemic specifically in Indonesia. Issues such as rituals, religious laws, and prayer are discussed in the article.

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