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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, IL .
Written in English


  • Medicine -- Philosophy -- Congresses.,
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses.,
  • Holistic medicine -- Congresses.,
  • Physician and patient -- Congresses.,
  • Medical ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Holistic health -- Congresses.,
  • Religion and medicine -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by David F. Allen, Lewis Penhall Bird, and Robert L. Herrmann.
ContributionsAllen, David Franklyn., Bird, Lewis P., Herrmann, Robert L., 1928-, Oral Roberts University. School of Medicine.
LC ClassificationsR723 .W47
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4401680M
ISBN 100877848157
LC Control Number79002807

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