The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a resurgence of interest in the Book of Revelation with competing claims being made for its anticipation of recent events. It’s a type of thinking that has been adopted across the spectrum of social groups.
When COVID-19 first hit few predicted that it would still be going strong at the end of 2021. All of us hope we are coming out the other side, but either way, the suffering it has caused is untold, not least in Melbourne. A pandemic is a disease of despair.