Healing and the Jewish imagination spiritual and practical perspectives on Judaism and health

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Published by Jewish Lights Pub. in Woodstock, VT .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Health -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Healing -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Bioethics -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Jewish ethics,
  • Spiritual life -- Judaism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Book details

Statementedited by William Cutter
ContributionsCutter, William
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM538.H43 H43 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17215169M
ISBN 101580233147
ISBN 109781580233149
LC Control Number2006101447

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