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Unformatted text preview: Sarah E. Dill Religion 1350 January 29, 2008 Thoughts from a Christian When a chronologically catalogued series of events, more commonly known as the subject of History, is brought up in a classroom – one can’t help but groan a bit. Most assuredly so, the not-so-subtle complaining is from the common misconception that the subject is pointless (due to the obvious fact that it’s based on past events) and boring (thanks to the historians who took a chunk of information and feebly attempted to “spice it up”). Though some may beg to differ, I for one believe that history is of great value to modern day society. Overlooking the somewhat dry material that is history, it can be plainly seen that decisions made in the past by people we may not necessarily know (or remember) can and do affect many of us today. Whether it be fighting for independence or making your and do affect many of us today....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course REL 1350 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Spring '07 term at Baylor.
- Spring '07