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Health as a Bible Teaching: How Adventist Developed It
Adventists Affirm (2001)
  • P. Gerard Damsteegt, Andrews University
The Bible reveals Gods interest in health for the body, not just for the
soul. More than any other major group, Seventh-day Adventists have
explored and embraced the Bibles message about health.
How did we come to have a theology of health? And what are the
main elements of it, as found in Scripture? This article will not attempt
to list all of our health-related beliefs, but it will concentrate on why we
have a health emphasis i.e., our theology of health especially as this
emphasis developed in the early years of our movement.
Publication Date
Summer 2001
Citation Information
P. Gerard Damsteegt. "Health as a Bible Teaching: How Adventist Developed It" Adventists Affirm Vol. 15 Iss. 2 (2001)
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