Medicine, Miracle, and Myth in the New Testament

Medicine, Miracle, and Myth in the New Testament

by J. Keir Howard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498255325
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 02/08/2010
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

J. Keir Howard is a retired consultant physician and Anglican priest. He graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh and in theology from the University of London. He later gained doctorates in both disciplines and has also published widely in the fields of medical research and biblical and theological studies, has taught at the Universities of Manchester, Singapore, and Otago, and has held senior hospital and public medical posts. He remains active in the ministry of the Anglican Church of New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgements ix

1 The Background 1

2 The Gospel Narratives: Mark's Tradition 13

3 The Other Gospel Traditions 44

3 The Acts of the Apostles 71

4 The New Testament Letters 88

5 Medical Metaphors and Allusions in the New Testament 103

Glossary 111

Bibliography 115

Scripture Index 117

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