God's Touch: Faith, Wholeness and the Healing Miracles of Jesus

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The mounting evidence of the interconnectedness of spirituality, health, and medicine suggests giving new attention to the healing ministry of Jesus. Through a fresh reading of the Gospel narratives, Bruce Epperly reveals the centrality of whole-person healing within Jesus' mission as teacher and social reformer and stresses that churches should seek to recover a healing ministry that touches both the spirit and the body. God's Touch traces the links between Jesus' approach to wholeness of mind, body, spirit, and...

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Overview

The mounting evidence of the interconnectedness of spirituality, health, and medicine suggests giving new attention to the healing ministry of Jesus. Through a fresh reading of the Gospel narratives, Bruce Epperly reveals the centrality of whole-person healing within Jesus' mission as teacher and social reformer and stresses that churches should seek to recover a healing ministry that touches both the spirit and the body. God's Touch traces the links between Jesus' approach to wholeness of mind, body, spirit, and relationships, and the practices of complementary and alternative medicine today.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780664222819
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

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Bruce G. Epperly is Director of Continuing Education and Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. A minister of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), he is author of many books, including God's Touch: Faith, Wholeness, and the Healing Miracles of Jesus and Walking in the Light: A Jewish Christan Vision of Healing and Wholeness, cowritten with Rabbi Lewis Solomon.
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