Magicians, Theologians, and Doctors
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Magicians, Theologians, and Doctors : Studies in Folk Medicine and Folklore As Reflected in the Rabbinical Response

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This book gathers together the lore surrounding folk medicine, derived from rabbinic responsa of the twelfth through the nineteenth centuries. Dr. Zimmels has collected rabbinic opinions about various issues related to medicine and healing, including dentistry, obstetrics, the causes of disease, and folk remedies.show more

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  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 137.9 x 208.8 x 20.6mm | 340.2g
  • Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
  • Northvale NJ, United States
  • English
  • Jason Aronson I.
  • 0765759713
  • 9780765759719

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This book gathers together the lore surrounding folk medicine, derived from rabbinic responsa of the twelfth through the nineteenth centuries. It is also a study of the relationship between Jewish and non-Jewish superstitions and sciences during the Middle Ages.show more