Coronavirus 27 April 2020 The coronavirus crisis and religious revival Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up As Covid-19 reminds us of life’s fragility, an increasing number of people are turning to faith and spirituality, Sebastian Shehadi and Miriam Partington write on the New Statesman today. They speak to religious experts and leaders, including Dr Rowan Williams, the former archbishop of Canterbury, to explain the phenomenon, which has seen interest in both the Bible and Quran spike. Read the full piece here. › Families of NHS staff who die from coronavirus will receive £60,000 payments Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!