Many years had passed since people thought the world was ending. They thought the world was ending because the Mayan calendars had said so, but their calendars were obviously not one hundred percent accurate. Many missionaries had gone all over the world and they had lots of success. Although they had success there were people who still did not believe in the one and only true God. There were still people who thought that there was no God and it was stupid to think that there was a God.
In this day of time, there are many questions that rise controversy between people. A topic that has been the center of drama for years is the establishment between church and state. John Fea asks the blunt question: Was America Founded a Christian Nation? Throughout his book, John Fea contemplates the differing opinions on this subject. John Fea breaks this book into three parts.
The Black Death also referred to as Bubonic plague, appears to have first occurred in the Central Asia in the early 1300s. The plague was disease that affects human and other mammals. It was caused by the bacteria, Yersinia Pestis. The plague is infamous for killing millions of people in Europe during the Middle Ages. The bacteria that causes plague, Yersinia Pestis, maintain their existence in a cycle involving rodents and their fleas.
The Bubonic Plague struck Italy and changed the people, their views on life and its purpose. Originating from the east, this disease was a killing machine for at that time medicine had not advanced to the stage that it has today. Almost a third of Europe’s population fell victim to the Plague. The Bubonic plague led to the death of many people, their family, after turning to god and religion for a while realised that prayer alone was of no help.
Killing 1/3rd of Europe 's population, the Black Death was a major turning point in history. During this difficult time, Europe 's structure crumbled and caved due to panic, confusion and fear. Outlandish cults developed, communication between countries vanished, and city life came to a complete stop. The economic and trade systems were affected heavily, impacting the agricultural system as well. Prejudice and hate for the Jewish people also developed notably during the time of the Bubonic plague.
The Bubonic Plague: The Black Death During the late 1330’s in Europe the population was growing dramatically. This caused food shortages, which began to worry the people. The summers and winters were harsh not helping with the crop harvesting. A famine broke out, and it is now known as the famine before the plague.
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The Black death is known around the world, in some parts its called the plague, while others call it the bubonic plague. No matter the name the people know the damage that the black plague caused and how it changed society, some of the ways that it changed society were. The black plague was mostly caused by bad hygiene and diseases being spread and back in the late 1330’s, everyone had diseases and especially rats these filthy creatures were the main cause of the spread of the black plague. Also, it killed millions of people, it scared everyone to death because they had no medicine back then so they thought it was going to kill the whole human race, also their was no cure for the black plague during the following years 1348-1349. When the black plague had eventually ended it had taken with it more than 25 million people died that was about 25 to 50%
Plague of Athens In ancient times when ever there was a new disease it devastated the population. The Athenians of ancient Greece where no different from any other people in those regards. Due to the Peloponnesian War in which Sparta was attacking Athens, the crowded city environment was the perfect breeding ground for one such pestilence. The cramped living quarters, lack of fresh water, and proper disposal of waste only helped to spread the virus.
Human beings are innately predisposed to seek an origin of existence. So, naturally, as humans evolved, theories of origin arose from all corners of the world. Although different in belief, there was always one common theme: A creator or creators, intended for humans to live on this earth with purpose. Moreover, as the world advanced, culturally specific religions remained, but a new religion emerged in Christianity. Consequently, as Christianity amplified, a centralized church was created to keep the religion standardized.