Daily Reading

Date: Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Passage: 1 Corinthians 6:1-3

What words did Paul use to describe the disputes taking place in the Corinthian church?

This past week the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced the new name of the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 60,000 people and responsible for the death of more than 1,350 people worldwide. Its official name is COVID-19. But does the name of the virus really matter? Apparently, WHO was intent on finding a name that did not associate the virus with a geographical location (i.e., Wuhan virus), an animal (e.g., swine flu), or an ethnic group (e.g., Chinese coronavirus). “Having a name matters to prevent the use of other names that can be inaccurate or stigmatizing,” said Dr...