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Published: 12 October 2018

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199325764

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Hostility to Hospitality

Spirituality and Professional Socialization within Medicine

Michael J. Balboni and Tracy A. Balboni

  • The first book-length argument in more than a generation focused on solving the dilemma around the practice of medicine and the religion of patients as they face serious illness
  • Synthesizes scholarship from empirical studies, interviews, history and sociology, theology, and public policy
  • Points toward a 21st Century pluralistic model for medicine and spirituality to partner together in the service of patients

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