Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Leprosy: The Ebola of Bible Times?

Join me over at Heroes, Heroines and History to learn about Leprosy in Bible days! Here's a preview:

Incurable disease. Those two words have terrified people for thousands of years. The recent Ebola epidemic caused panic across the globe. In Bible times, leprosy was the disease that was perhaps the most feared of them all, because like Ebola, it was contagious, miserable, with no known cure. 

What is leprosy?

Leprosy is mentioned 68 times in the Bible, however the modern definition of leprosy, and what was considered leprosy during Bible days differs. 

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