The Spiritual Problem at the Heart of Christian Vaccine Refusal

“Evangelical vaccine hesitancy is both an information problem and a spiritual problem.” With White Evangelicals leading the pack in refusing to get vaccinated for COVID-19, David French posits that they’re more likely to listen to close friends rather than an institution they’ve been taught to distrust. “You can’t berate them into trusting institutions they may perceive to be distant, elitist, and hostile”. Instead, the door to persuading them to get vaccinated supposedly lies in starting with making them feel cared for. Read full article here

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