Salon: Evangelical fundamentalists who openly defied social distancing guidelines are dying of COVID-19

Salon: Evangelical fundamentalists who openly defied social distancing guidelines are dying of COVID-19. “Countless non-fundamentalist churches in the United States, from Catholic to Lutheran and Episcopalian, have embraced social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic and temporarily moved their activities online. But many Christian fundamentalists and evangelicals have been irresponsibly downplaying the dangers of COVID-19 and doing so with deadly results: journalist Alex Woodward, in the U.K.-based Independent, reports that the pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 30 pastors in the Bible Belt.”