Author Archives: Stanley Chen

Birth of the Modern Hospital

As the Byzantine empire rose so did the Eastern Orthodox Christian religion. The rise of Christianity theology then permeated every aspect of the Byzantine life. During this time, “the image of Christ the Great Physician” was used to display Jesus’ compassion, love, and philanthropy (Miller 58). The surge of Christianity combined with the need to alleviate poverty in […]

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Chinese New Year Food Culture

The culture and beliefs of a group of people dictate how they consume food and provide a framework on the etiquette and rituals surrounding food. This complex food tradition is also what we know as food culture. Studying food culture, will reveal the culture’s most important values and beliefs since food culture is practiced daily. […]

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