This breakout session explores how traditions have evolved over this challenging global COVID-19 pandemic in relation to practice rituals and ways to worship. In particular, the session discusses how communities have built internal connections within themselves despite being unable to meet physically, but also how they have utilised technology to reach out beyond their own communities.
Dr Mohammad Hannan Hassan
Deputy Mufti, Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS)
Dr Mohammad Hannan Hassan specialises in History and Philosophy of Islamic Higher Education, Muslim-Jewish relations, interfaith relations, and history and philosophy of Islamic law in the Malay Archipelago.
Reverend Dr Edmund Fong
Lecturer, Trinity Theological College, Singapore
Lecturer in Systematic Theology (Christology and the reception of salvation)
Lecturer in Presbyterianism
Dean of Students
Reverend Dr Edmund Fong is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in Singapore. Edmund joined the pastoral team of Adam Road Presbyterian Church in 2009. Edmund continues to participate actively in the pastoral and teaching ministries at Adam Road Presbyterian Church.
Master Chung Kwang Tong
Board Member, Character & Leadership Academy
Master Chung is a Taoist priest of the Quan Zhen Long-men (Dragon Gate) Tradition. He is also a Deputy Executive Director at the Character and Leadership Academy, and sits on several public and people advisory committees.