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Medicine and religion

Medicine and religion

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in cooperation with the Institute on Human Values in Medicine of the Society for Health and Human Values in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects,
  • Medicine -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonald W. Shriver, Jr., editor.
    SeriesContemporary community health series, Report - Institute on Human Values in Medicine ;#13, Report of the Institute on Human Values in Medicine -- #13.
    ContributionsShriver, Donald W., Institute on Human Values in Medicine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.M4 M42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23748390M

    How should medicine respond to suffering and death? The resulting text is an interdisciplinary treatise on how medicine can best function in our societies. Offering a new way to approach the medical humanities, this book will be of keen interest to any scholars with an interest in contemporary religious perspectives on medicine and the body. Carefully researched and compellingly told, Medicine, Religion, and Magic in Early Stuart England is an insightful exploration of one of the most fascinating figures at the intersection of medicine, magic, and theology in early modern England and of the healing methods employed by physicians of the : Ofer Hadass.

    Publisher's Note We are happy to present before the readers, this compilation of articles on the theme of health and medical science in the light of ethics, religion and spirituality, by Swami Brahmeshananda. The author is a trained physician who has personally faced the problem of declining ethical codes in the practice of medicine during his more than three decades of practice as a medical. Jews and Medicine: Religion, Culture, Science () by Natalia Berger book chronologically traces the most significant points of encounter between the history of the Jewish people and the history of medicine. It includes 11 essays on such topics as 'Healing in Jewish Lore and Law,' 'Jewish Folk Medicine' and 'Jewish Women in Pages:

      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 /5(12). In ancient times medicine and religion were closely connected. The priests were the custodians of public health. The dispute as to the propriety of human interference in sickness – regarded as divine retribution – ceased to trouble the Jews, because they came to regard the physician as the instrument through whom God could effect the cure.


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