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Author Swartley, Willard M., 1936-
Title Health, healing and the church's mission : Biblical perspectives and moral priorities / Willard M. Swartley.
Publisher Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, c2012.
 Book Stacks  BT732 .S925 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript 268 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Healing -- Seven theses: from scripture to today -- Healing in the Old Testament -- Healing in the New Testament and the church's practice -- Biblical theological analysis of healing -- Church as healing community -- Health care: moral-theological perspectives -- Health and health care in Biblical-theological perspective -- Biblical and theological foundations of health care through mutual aid -- Health care in Christian history and mission -- Disability, God's two hands of love: internal care, external witness -- From present systems to new paradigms -- Health care reform: evaluation and prospects -- From high-tech and triage to shalom and service -- Living toward sustainable health care -- Mennonites, brethren and related groups in mission and medicine -- Center for Healing and Hope.
ISBN 9780830839742 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0830839747 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subject Healing -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Healing -- Biblical teaching.
Health -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Medical care -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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