Item description for Sent to Heal!: Emergence and Development of Medical Missions by Christoffer H. Grundmann...
Sent to Heal traces the development of medical missions, one of the most intriguing, complex, and controversial phenomena in the history of the encounter of Western and Non-Western cultures promoted by Christianity. This groundbreaking study surveys the missions from their earliest beginnings in the fifteenth century until the turn of the twentieth century. Sent to Heal is a defining reference work on the philosophical, theological, missiological, and scientific aspects of medical missions. An extensive bibliography is included.
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Studio: University Press of America
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.08" Height: 1.14" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Oct 25, 2005
Publisher University Press of America
ISBN 076183320X ISBN13 9780761833208
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More About Christoffer H. Grundmann
Christoffer H. Grundmann is John R. Eckrich University Professor in Religion and the Healing Arts at Valparaiso University, Indiana. Professor Grundmann holds a couple of Doctor of Theology from the University of Hamburg, Germany.