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Author Ferngren, Gary B., author
Title Medicine & health care in early Christianity / Gary B. Ferngren
Imprint Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  R145 F364 2009    AVAILABLE    30530001034495
 人文社會聯圖  R145 .F47 2016    AVAILABLE    30660020186693
Descript xi, 246 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-237) and index
Methods and approaches -- The Christian reception of Greek medicine -- Early Christian views of the etiology of disease -- Christianity as a religion of healing -- The basis of Christian medical philanthropy -- Health care in the early church -- Some concluding observations
Lib. has: first published in paperback edition, 2016. HS(LW)
Subject Medicine -- History -- To 1500
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- History -- To 1500
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Christianity -- history
Religion and Medicine
Delivery of Health Care -- history
History, Ancient
Alt Title Medicine and health care in early Christianity
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