[Pietism and medicine in the first half of the 18th century].

  • Jürgen Helm
  • Published 2003 in Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte

Abstract

In the beginning of the 18th century Halle Pietists tried to establish a specific approach to sickness and healing. They constructed close links between physical illness on the one hand and the religious concept of individual piety, penance and rebirth on the other. This new' pietist medicine largely depended on Georg Ernst Stahl's medical theory, which was… (More)

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@article{Helm2003PietismAM, title={[Pietism and medicine in the first half of the 18th century].}, author={J{\"u}rgen Helm}, journal={Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte}, year={2003}, volume={26 3}, pages={199-211} }