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#WoolfWatch Week Fifteen

Published July 03, 2020 by Tara Zammit

As we are now working or staying at home during this time of isolation and social distancing, we thought it would be nice to share a list of some of our home entertainment recommendations. We are calling this new series #WoolfWatch. Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn for more updates in the coming weeks and welcome to Week Fifteen!

We send our best wishes to you all at this time and hope you enjoy our series.

Video:

After recording over fifty interviews with religious leaders and scholars from around the globe, the first two series of the COVID-19 Chronicles have almost come to an end. How have faith communities been impacted by the pandemic? How has religious practice been adapted to suit the current climate? All available interviews can be viewed here on our Videos page. Stay tuned for the final episodes next week!

Podcast:

Artificial Intelligence is on the march and it seems destined to play a bigger and bigger part in our lives. Gut feelings about A.I. tend to be negative but could it be used for good? How might its development affect religious belief or religious practice? With Ed Kessler to explore AI are Dr Beth Singler of Homerton College, Cambridge, and the religious philosopher Dr Gorazd Andrejč in this week's podcast recommendation, Religion and Artificial Intelligence. You can listen and subscribe to new Naked Reflections episodes here.

Blog:

'The world has very understandably been almost completely focussed on COVID-19 for nearly the whole of 2020. However, the very real issue of climate crisis is still waiting patiently in the wings for renewed media attention.' In this week's blog recommendation, Dr Sally Myers reflects on the place of faith in tackling the climate crisis. You can read Sally's blog here. Interested in writing a blog of your own? Email blog@woolf.cam.ac.uk with your thoughts - we'd love to hear from you.

Research:

Interested in learning more about Woolf Institute publications? Many are available online for download from our Publications page here. Topics include Diversity in End of Life Care: A Handbook on Caring for Jewish, Christian and Muslim Patients and Beyond Dialogue? Interfaith Engagements in Delhi, Doha & London.



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