By Sabrina Petersen
Just when we thought that the war on infectious disease was won, superbugs and viruses like MRSA, H1N1 swine flu, Ebola, and now COVID-19 have emerged with a vengeance! These epidemics and their death tolls strike fear in many, challenging the belief that science and technology will somehow insulate our modern societies from these problems.
Is it possible that science and technology may not actually hold the answer to these outbreaks? Could it be that principles for maintaining personal and community health have existed throughout history, and we have been ignoring them?
A document written millennia ago outlines principles that could have prevented many past and current epidemics. That document is the Bible.
The health principles found in the Bible were far ahead of their time. They were given long before pathogenesis and personal hygiene were understood. During a time when Egyptian doctors were prescribing animal dung for healing
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Sabrina Petersen is the Associate Editor of Last Generation magazine. She has a degree in Bible instruction from Hartland College and is a certified plant-based nutritionist with the American Fitness Professionals Association.