Big, densely-populated cities are being hit hardest by the coronavirus epidemic. Big gatherings in general–as in sporting events and conventions–are also losing lose their luster for health reasons. Might this also mean that the vogue of big churches–the era of the megachurch–is ending?
The coronavirus epidemic is taking its biggest toll on New York City and other densely-populated huge cities that are dependent on mass transit. Since we can expect more such epidemics in the future, some people are speculating that the population might undergo a “de-urbanization.” From Jim Geraghty, Moving Out and Not Coming Back: The Coming De-Urbanization of America, in National Review: