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Health and medicine among the Latter-day Saints

Lester E. Bush

Health and medicine among the Latter-day Saints

science, sense, and scripture

by Lester E. Bush

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Published by Crossroad in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Membership.,
  • Hygiene, Mormon.,
  • Health -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church.,
  • Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church.,
  • Spiritual healing.,
  • Mormon Church -- Membership.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-227) and index.

    StatementLester E. Bush, Jr.
    SeriesHealth/medicine and the faith traditions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8643.H8 B87 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1725980M
    ISBN 100824512197
    LC Control Number92030023

    Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or Mormons) refer to a code of health called The Word of Wisdom. This code of health was revealed from God through the first prophet of the Church, Joseph Smith, and instructs people to essentially live healthy lives by eating well, abstaining from harmful substances, taking care of. Health and medicine among the Latter-day Saints: science, sense, and scripture / by: Bush, Lester E. Published: () The John Whitmer Historical Association journal .

    Books shelved as latter-day-saints: The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff, The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ by Anonymous, Thy Gold to Ref.   [9] Lester E. Bush, Jr. Health and Medicine among the Latter-day Saints (New York: Crossroad, ), [10] See the series of studies cited in “Do Vegetarians Live Longer Than Health Conscious Omnivores?” (February ).

    The Book of Joseph is an untranslated text identified by Joseph Smith after analyzing Egyptian papyri that came into his possession in Joseph Smith taught that the text contains the writings of the ancient biblical patriarch the same papyri collection, Smith produced the first part of the Book of Abraham, but was killed before any known part of the Book of Joseph was translated.   Doctrine and Covenants is a book of scriptures that contains revelations that the Lord gave to the prophet Joseph Smith and a few other modern prophets. It is one of the four books of scripture that are used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the remaining three are the Bible, the Book of Mormon and the Pearl of Great Price).Author: Bárbara Badanta, Giancarlo Lucchetti, Rocío de Diego-Cordero.


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Health and Medicine among the Latter-day Saints: Science, Sense, and Scripture Reviewer John L. Sorenson This volume is one of a dozen in a series which "explores the ways in which major religions relate to the questions of human well-being" (ii).

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