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Unformatted text preview: igmatized and associated with other types contagion
o Charitable attitude towards leprosy
o Saint Francis
§༊ Leper is begging on road, he jumps down from wagon and
kisses lepers hand. Overwhelming happiness – transforms from
young man having fun to dedicating life to helping others o Donations for Leper Hospitals
o King John 1211 – yearly fair where profit goes to leper hospital
• Leper Hospitals – like monasteries
o Donors think lepers should pray for their souls (boost to heaven)
o Popular philanthropy
o Not o...
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