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Health and healing in new testament times: Historical understanding and the health care debate

Pieter JJ Botha
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 1, No 2 | a289 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v1i2.289 | © 1996 Pieter JJ Botha | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 November 1996 | Published: 01 December 1996

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Abstract

In this article an overview is given of assumptions about health and illness as well as healing practices in the antiquity Mediterranean world, especially the New-Testament era.

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'n Oorsigtelike bespreking van opvattinge oor gesondheid en siekte asook van genesingspraktyke in die antieke Mediterreense wereld, veral die Nuwe-Testamentiese era, word in hierdie artikel aangebied.

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