There’s a missing link in the COVID-19 conversation: there’s ultimately no if in dying. Amid 24/7 news conveying the intricacies of epidemiology, public health policy, and economic implications, the reality of human fragility has been on mute. COVID-19 has a lesson for us: death is a conversation that applies to all of us. The question is, who will be courageous enough to name that? Read on at Religion Dispatches.