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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2013, Vol. 11 ›› Issue (6): 416-421.doi: 10.3736/jintegrmed2013052

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Medical implication in the Bible and its relevance to modern medicine

Jun-fang Sun()   

  1. Foreign Languages School, Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou 450046, Henan Province, China
  • Received:2013-04-27 Accepted:2013-07-04 Online:2013-11-10 Published:2013-11-15

The Holy Bible, as the root of Western civilization, has imposed great influence in the fields far beyond religion. In this thesis, the author intended to reveal the medical implication in the Holy Bible and its relevance to the modern medical science by exploring the biblical medical information and comparing it with the current medical theory and practice. The conclusion of the exploration is surprising yet inspiring: the Holy Bible, as an ancient religious book, contains rich medical information around themes such as sexual relations, dietary guidelines, hygiene, etc., which is not at odds, but in harmony with the modern medicine.

Key words: implication, Holy Bible, modern medicine, relevance

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