Redeeming Marketplace Medicine: A Theology of Health Care

Redeeming Marketplace Medicine: A Theology of Health Care

by Abigail Rian Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556358415

ISBN-13: 9781556358418

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers


About the Author:
Abigail Rian Evans is Charlotte W. Newcombe Professor of Practical Theology and Academic Coordinator of Field Education at Princeton Theological Seminary

Overview


About the Author:
Abigail Rian Evans is Charlotte W. Newcombe Professor of Practical Theology and Academic Coordinator of Field Education at Princeton Theological Seminary

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556358418
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Introduction: A New Vision of Health Redeems Marketplace Medicine     1
Marketplace Medical Care
Health Care in Crisis     7
The Focus on Medical Care     21
Problems in the Medical Model     30
Health as More Than Medicine and Money     58
Redeeming Health and Health Care
Reenvisioning Health and Sickness     67
Healing as Moving toward Wholeness     84
The Relationship between Faith and Healing     100
Healers as Coadventurers for Health
The Patient as the Central Healer     119
The Pastor, Physician, and Nurse as Healers     132
The Collaboration of Healers     152
Conclusion: Called to Be Agents of Healing     165
Notes     171
Index     187

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