Adventist Heritage of Health, Hope, and Healing

Adventist Heritage of Health, Hope, and Healing

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In mid-1800s America, in a milieu where thousands were dying prematurely from tuberculosis, dysentery, yellow fever, cholera, diphtheria, smallpox, and even malaria, God raised up a people with a salvific message, both physically and spiritually. In Adventist Heritage of Health, Hope, and Healing, readers will be spellbound by stories of: The fledgling Western Health Reform Institute which became the largest health care institute of its kind. The $5, 000 miracle that led to the founding of Loma Linda University Medical Center, one of the nation's premier medical facilities in southern California. The China Doctor, Grandma Whitney, and the humble academician with three doctorate degrees, who have influenced thousands through an integration of practical religion and health. The prophetic Comprehensive Health Vision that outlines a 10-step program for adding years to your life. In this book, Dr. Andress explores little known historical connections that coalesce into a persuasive case for a Christian theology of healing and wellness. Throughout the book, personal anecdotes and illustrations provide a vivid and tangible portrait of a man seeking to better understand and live out the divine plan for health of body, mind, and soul. A compelling work.--John Wesley Taylor V, Ph.D Professor of education, philosophy, and research, Southern Adventist University If 'The health should be as sacredly guarded as the character' (Child Guidance, page 342), then this volume is as valuable as any work in theology. It is the heritage of all God's children to be healthy.--Arthur Mallon, teacher, author, and evangelistOne would have had to live in those days to realize the terrible character of regular medicine. ... Reference has already been made to the death of President Washington. ... 30 Shortly after graduating from medical school in 1835, J. Marion Sims, who later became a noted gynecologist, wrote, a€œThe ... As has been noted, the pioneers of Adventism also endured the agony and anguish of those days.

Title:Adventist Heritage of Health, Hope, and Healing
Author:William C. Andress
Publisher:TEACH Services, Inc. - 2013-11


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