Theology of the pain of God in the era of COVID-19: the reflections on sufferings by three Hong Kong churches through online services

  title={Theology of the pain of God in the era of COVID-19: the reflections on sufferings by three Hong Kong churches through online services},
  author={Calida Chu},
  journal={Practical Theology},
  pages={22 - 34}
  • Calida Chu
  • Published 4 March 2021
  • Medicine
  • Practical Theology
ABSTRACT Suffering is probably a suitable word to describe the experiences of Hong Kong Christians in 2020, whoendure the continuous impact of anti-extradition law protests, the imposition of the national security law, 1 and the COVID-19 outbreak. Employing digital ethnography, this article examines the church’s response to the pandemic between 26 January, the first Sunday Service after Wuhan announced lockdown, and 31 May, before most churches reopened. The case studies of three churches… 
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