Venereal disease in the Bible.

  title={Venereal disease in the Bible.},
  author={R R Willcox},
  journal={The British journal of venereal diseases},
  volume={25 1},
  • R R Willcox
  • Published 1949 in The British journal of venereal diseases
The existence or otherwise of allusions to syphilis in the books of the Old Testament is of more than passing interest to the venereologist, as it is of importance not only in considering arguments for and against the Columbian theory of the American origin of the disease in Europe, but also in the protracted dispute as to whether yaws and syphilis are or… CONTINUE READING