Bethany Besteman is a member of Silver Springs Christian Reformed Church and a PhD candidate in English literature at the Catholic University of America with a focus on the English Renaissance and the intersections of politics, theology, and theater.

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  • These Sonnets are written to follow the order of worship and can be used by individuals for personal reflection, or in worship with households, small groups, or full congregations interspersed throughout worship or as a poetic offering.

    While these days we readily associate the word Corona with the COVID-19 virus, in English literature it has another meaning entirely. Bethany explains: