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Healing, Weakness and Power: Perspectives on Healing in the Writings of Mark, Luke and Paul
Dawson, Audrey

Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2008 pp. xvi + 302. $49.99

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Paternoster Biblical Monographs

Description: Healing by Jesus and the apostles is not a popular subject for biblical studies today but the importance of healing in the firstcentury eastern Roman Empire was enormous. In the New Testament writings of Mark, Luke and Paul we find considerable variation in their use of divine healing. In this book Audrey Dawson combines detailed biblical study with her insights from her medical practice.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Luke, Acts, Pauline Epistles, Literature

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Review by Kobus Kok
Published 7/5/2009
Citation: Kobus Kok, review of Audrey Dawson, Healing, Weakness and Power: Perspectives on Healing in the Writings of Mark, Luke and Paul, Review of Biblical Literature [] (2009).

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