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  • Christian Science and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Christian Science began in the United States during the latter half of the nineteenth century, appearing first as a religious teaching and later as ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Circumcision (A-Z entry)

    Circumcision is the ritualistic removal of the male's foreskin, practiced by many African, South American, and Middle Eastern peoples. Often performed at puberty, it ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Epilepsy (A-Z entry)

    Epilepsy in its grand mal or major form was a well‚Äźknown illness of the ancient world. Its frightening and bizarre nature seemed to defy ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Medicine and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    It is generally agreed that modern Western medicine takes its origin from two main sources, the Greek ideals enshrined in the Hippocratic tradition, to ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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