The assault on science and reason:we’ve seen it before. In the plagues of the 1300s and in 1918, as well as Covid-19, fear and uncertainty combine to draw out extremism. On this show professor of history at Messiah University (an evangelical school) John Fea shares his insight into how the pandemic led to the extreme certainty as acted out on January 6th. Anger at not opening churches and requiring masks contributed to the insistence that Satan has control.

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