ISBN-10:
0198207263
ISBN-13:
9780198207269
Pub. Date:
07/09/1998
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Medicine and Religion C. 1300: The Case of Arnau de Vilanova

Medicine and Religion C. 1300: The Case of Arnau de Vilanova

by Joseph Ziegler

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Overview

This book discusses the relationship between religion and medicine around 1300. Joseph Ziegler analyses the spiritual writings of two learned physicians in the light of their medical background and examines the use of medical knowledge for non-medical purposes, and by clerics who did not engage in medical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198207269
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/09/1998
Series: Oxford Historical Monographs Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1610L (what's this?)

About the Author

Haifa University

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Language of the Physicians who Produce Spiritual Texts
Medicine as a Vehicle for Religious Speculation
Medicine for the Preachers
Medicine and Religion: Between Competition and Cooperation
Conclusions
Appendices
Bibliography
Index

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