Psychologist and pastor David C. Wang is expert on both trauma and spiritual formation. He blends his expertise together to help us navigate the trauma and the grief that arise from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The history of race in our country has led to significant generational trauma and that generational trauma negatively influences the health and well-being of persons of color. Generational trauma is described here and a range of relevant research is summarized here.
In recent decades, many interesting studies have examined how religion and faith help us deal with stress, loss, and trauma. Events as different as 9/11, near-death experiences, and caring for someone with cancer have been studied.