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Christianity Has Been Handling Epidemics for 2000 Years

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Christianity Has Been Handling Epidemics for 2000 Years

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Religions, having been around for millennia, have a unique history of dealing with various pandemics. This article, written by a Lutheran Christian, details the message of Christianity that has been preserved through the centuries. Specifically, according to Stone, Christians have always taught, even if not displayed, that one is to love and care for their neighbor, even to their own detriment. It is not reckless care, where someone may go care for their neighbor and then spread the virus; rather, it is being cautious, but also continuing to love for one’s neighbor.

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04/16/2021

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04/25/2021

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03/13/2020

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This item was submitted on April 16, 2021 by Brandon Presley using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”: https://covid-19archive.org/s/archive

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