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Medicine of the person : faith, science, and values in health care provision / edited by John Cox, Alastair V. Campbell, and Bill (K.W.M.) Fulford ; foreword by Julia Neuberger.

  • Cox, John L. (John Lee)
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London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2007.

Physical description

239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-228) and indexes.


Introduction : At the heart of healing / Bill (K.W.M.) Fulford, Alastair V. Campbell, John Cox -- pt. I: Medicine of the person, Paul Tournier's vision. The man and his message / Hans-Rudolf Pfeifer and John Cox -- Retaining the person in medical science / Bernard Rüedi -- The Bible and medical practice / John Clark -- The value of values : Do they go deep enough? / Martin Conway -- pt. 2: Faith traditions and the medicine of the person. The Christian tradition of spiritual direction as a sketch for a strong theology of diversity / Robert Atwell and Bill (K.W.M.) Fulford -- Personhood in health care : Jewish approaches / Claire Hilton and Michael Hilton -- The individual versus the family : an Islamic and traditional societies perspective / Ahmed Okasha -- Hindu and Ayurvedic understandings of the person / Dinesh Bhugra -- pt. 3: Medicine of the person in contemporary practice. Spirituality and mental health : practical proposals for action / Peter Gilbert -- Beyond the solitude for two : justice, theology, and general practice / Thierry Collaud -- Spirituality and care : a public health perspective / Tom Fryers -- The re-emergence of home health care : a holistic response to aging and consumer empowerment / Mike Magee -- Neuroscience and belief : a Christian perspective / Andrew Sims -- Bibliography of books by Paul Tournier / Hans-Rudolf Pfeifer.


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