SUMMARY Medicine and Religion
REVIEW ´ Medicine and Religion T of how humans throughout the ages have drawn on specific values of diverse religious traditions in caring for the body Religious perspectives have informed both the treatment of disease and the provision of health care And while tensions have sometimes existed relations between medicine and religion have often been cooperative and mutually beneficialReligious beliefs provided a framework for explaining disease and suffering that was larger than medicine alone could offer These beliefs furnished a theological basis for a compassionate care of the sick that led to the creati.READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ü Gary B. Ferngren
REVIEW ´ Medicine and Religion On of the hospital and a long tradition of charitable medicinePraise for Medicine and Health Care in Early Christianity by Gary B FerngrenThis fine work looks forward as well as backward; it invites fuller reflection of the many senses in which medicine and religion intersect and merits wide readership JAMAAn important book for students of Christian theology who understand health and healing to be topics of theological interest and for health care practitioners who seek a historical perspective on the development of the ethos of their vocation Journal of Religion and Healt.
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REVIEW ´ Medicine and Religion Medicine and Religion is the first book to comprehensively examine the relationship between medicine and religion in the Western tradition from ancient times to the modern era Beginning with the earliest attempts to heal the body and account for the meaning of illness in the ancient Near East historian Gary B Ferngren describes how the polytheistic religions of ancient Mesopotamia Egypt Greece and Rome and the monotheistic faiths of Judaism Christianity and Islam have complemented medicine in the ancient medieval and modern periodsFerngren paints a broad and detailed portrai.
- Medicine and Religion
- Gary B. Ferngren
- 09 February 2020