Examining alternative medicine: an inside look at the benefits & risks

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InterVarsity Press, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 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
7
What Are Alternative Therapies? And What Therapies Are Alternative?
24
A Reality Check Tour of Alternative Medicine
32
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About the author (2001)

Robert Velarde is a writer and news editor for Every Home for Christ, an organization dedicated to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in every home in the world. He has also written numerous articles in Christian magazines including Focus on the Family. Robert has studied the philosophy of C.S. Lewis at Denver Seminary where he is pursuing graduate studies in philosophy. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and the Society of Christian Philosophers. His other passions include composing music for flute and piano inspired by scenes from the Chronicles of Narnia. He resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife and three children.

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