Item

“Personally, it has not affected my faith or my belief."

Media

Title (Dublin Core)

“Personally, it has not affected my faith or my belief."
Religion 101 Oral History #47, 2020/04

Description (Dublin Core)

“Personally, it has not affected my faith or my belief. I've always had a very strong faith and I've always had strong faith because I'm a person who has pretty much knocked at death’s door more than once. I've been on life support so I look at covid-19 as another stumbling block and with my faith it's just something that I can crawl over like before.”

Recording Date (Dublin Core)

Contributor (Dublin Core)

Event Identifier (Dublin Core)

Partner (Dublin Core)

Type (Dublin Core)

Oral History

Controlled Vocabulary (Dublin Core)

Curator's Tags (Omeka Classic)

Collection (Dublin Core)

Curatorial Notes (Dublin Core)

Date Submitted (Dublin Core)

05/13/2020

Date Modified (Dublin Core)

07/14/2020
10/22/2020
12/03/2020
12/08/2020
07/02/2021

Language (Dublin Core)

English

Duration (Omeka Classic)

0h:03m:12s

Transcription (Omeka Classic)

Interviewer 0:00
How has COVID-19 affected your faith or belief?

Interviewee 0:05
Personally, it has not affected my faith or my belief. I've always had a very strong faith. And I've always had strong faith, because I'm a person who has pretty much been has not been death's door more than once. I've been on life support. So I look at COVID-19 as another stumbling block. And with my faith is just something that another block that I can crawl over just like before.

Interviewer 0:52
All right, next question is, is your religious communities still gathering? How has COVID-19 affected your participation in religious community?

Interviewee 1:02
No, they are not gathering at this time. We believe that you should be safe than sorry. There are things that are within our control. However, we do believe that the power of- with the power of prayer that the COVID-19 will soon go away. It'll be something that just like any other illness or plague, you know, it'll go go down in history. And has it affected participation in a community? Of course. You know, you're not meeting you're not going to church on Sunday. You're not doing Bible study. It hasn't affected because everybody still has their Bible. You can always reach out for prayer over the phone. So no, it has not- not affected anything.

Interviewer 2:10
Alright, one last question. Is your religious community supplying or engaged in any community service and attempts to alleviate the issues caused by the pandemic? If so, what are they trying to do?

Interviewee 2:23
Well, at this time, I don't know of any churches that are doing anything. As far as like passing out food boxes or anything like that, that's something that can be given by the food bank. However, the church does have a fund to where if people are need- because I know people are not working, if they're needing money to like pay rent, or pay the light bill, or water bill or anything like that. There, there are funds within the church that would help and I mean, that's just a phone call away. So.

Interviewer 3:05
Alrighty, thank you so much for doing this interview with me. I hope you have a nice day.

Interviewee 3:10
No problem. Let me hear it.

Accrual Method (Dublin Core)

4116

Item sets

New Tags

I recognize that my tagging suggestions may be rejected by site curators. I agree with terms of use and I accept to free my contribution under the licence CC BY-SA