Session 5 Biblical Perspective Session 5 Biblical Perspective Click on the link

Session 5 Biblical Perspective
Session 5 Biblical Perspective
Click on the link above to respond to the question (see below). Please reference your post with evidence from the Bible, academic or personal reading, and experience. After responding to the initial question(s), comment on at least two of your classmates’ responses. Please respond by making constructive responses or by raising other questions that will promote further discussion and learning by all of us.
Finally, it is best practice to post early and continually participate throughout the session. You will be graded not only for your posting, but your participation in this discussion. Your initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59 P.M. (MT) of the session in which the discussion is assigned. A minimum of two (2) additional response posts are due on Sunday at 11:59 P.M. (MT). These are minimum requirements. Be sure to follow any additional guidelines posted by the instructor for the course in regards to discussions.
Discussion: Illness and Pain
Read Biblical Leprosy: Shedding Light on the Disease that Shuns, an article by Dr. Allen Gillen. Post an answer to one of the following questions. Is infectious illness a curse from God? Why or why not?
In our society, are we too quick to try to remove pain? How might pain be beneficial? (Think of physical, spiritual, emotionally, relationally?
Gillen, A. L. (June 10, 2007). “Biblical leprosy: Shedding light on the disease that shuns.†Answers in Genesis: Building a biblical worldview. Retrieved from http://www.answersingenesis.org/articles/am/v2/n3/the-disease-that-shuns