Faith & Health
Introduction: What is the Connection Between Faith & Health? Faiths New Legitmacy in Healthcare
Historys Battle between Science, Magic & Faith Mesopotamia to Rome (to 450 AD) Renaissance and Enlightenment (1300-1800 AD) Modern medicine (1800 AD - present)
Does Faith Benefit Your Health? Analyzing the Data
3. What Does the Bible Say About Faith and Health?
Preventing disease Arteriosclerosis Bacterial and parasitic infections Cancer in males Coronary heart disease Infectious Disease Lifestyle protections Alcohol abuse Depression-related illness Grief-related illness Sexual Immorality Smoking Stress-related illness Miraculous Healing CMA Position Statement: Sharing Faith in Practice
For the Doctor For the Patient For the Doctor & the Patient Endnotes
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The Christian Medical & Dental Associations serve as a voice and ministry for Christian doctors. Its mission is to change the heart of health care. Founded in 1931, the Christian Medical & Dental Associations promote positions and address policies on healthcare issues; conduct overseas and domestic mission projects; coordinate a network of Christian doctors for fellowship and professional growth; sponsor student ministries in medical and dental schools; and distribute educa- tional and inspirational resources. CMDA also holds marriage and family confer- ences; provides missionary doctors with continuing education resources; and con-
ducts academic exchange programs overseas.