Was Rome Responsible For The Fall Of The Roman Empire?

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There are many explanations for the fall of the Roman Empire, but I don’t believe blame can be solely placed on the immorality of Rome. Babcock (2012) states, “Rome was always immoral, and it always tolerated a whole range of immoral acts throughout its history” (p. 136). It would be hard to imagine that things continued to get worse until the morals were so bad that the empire collapsed. Although I do agree that “the explanation for why all human societies and empires collapse (is) because of their sinful nature” (Babcock, 2012. P. 136). When reading this, I thought about Noah and the ark; remembering God being so upset with all the sins of the world that He wiped everything clean except for those aboard Noah’s ark.
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