Examining Alternative Medicine: An Inside Look at the Benefits & Risks

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InterVarsity Press, 2001 - Medical - 288 pages
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What are the benefits and risks of alternative medicine? Do some therapies have spiritual underpinnings that are at odds with a biblical framework? Paul Reisser, Dale Mabe and Robert Velarde offer frank and evenhanded answers to these and other questions.

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Contents

A Nation Takes Notice
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What Are Alternative Therapies? And What Therapies Are Alternative?
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A Reality Check Tour of Alternative Medicine
32
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Dr. Reisser is a family physician and psychiatrist.

Robert Velarde (MA, Southern Evangelical Seminary) is a former editor for Focus on the Family and the author of numerous books, including The Heart of Narnia (NavPress, 2008), Inside the Screwtape Letters (Baker, forthcoming), The Power of Family Prayer (National Day of Prayer, 1999), The Lion, the Witch and the Bible (NavPress, 2005) and Examining Alternative Medicine (InterVarsity Press, 2001).

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