Saint of the Epidemic
Dolly Parton been a beacon of faith
When the COVID-19 crisis began, Christians clerics were out doing useful activities like calling down wrath on the world. “Some people will be infected with the coronavirus as a specific judgment from God because of their sinful attitudes and actions,” John Piper proclaims. He was hardly alone. It seemed the ‘Christian’ message.
At the same time, you couldn’t help but notice—Dolly Parton was giving a front-porch sermon. “I think God is in this,” she says. “I think he’s trying to hold us up to the light so we…