The Jewish contribution to medicine. Part I. Biblical and Talmudic times to the end of the 18th century.

@article{Dubovsky1989TheJC,
  title={The Jewish contribution to medicine. Part I. Biblical and Talmudic times to the end of the 18th century.},
  author={H Dubovsky},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1989},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={26-8}
}
  • H Dubovsky
  • Published 1989 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
Jewish interest in medicine has a religious motivation with the preservation of health and life as religious commandments in the Holy Scriptures. Despite a basic belief that God caused disease and effected cures with physicians as agents, Jews accepted the rational medicine of ancient Greece. They assisted in the spread of these teachings in the Roman and… CONTINUE READING