publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2017 . Embargo end date: 13 Dec 2017

Sanctified lives: Christian medical humanitarianism in southern Zambia

Wintrup, James;
English
  • Published: 13 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: Apollo - University of Cambridge Repository
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Throughout Africa today Christian missionaries from the United States and Europe are providing more medical assistance than ever before and yet they remain, in much recent scholarship, more often associated with the colonial past than the humanitarian present. In many rural areas of Africa these missionaries provide much of the day-to-day healthcare that is available, treating commonplace afflictions, such as malaria, broken limbs or complications associated with childbirth. This dissertation considers Christian medical humanitarianism and its historical legacies by examining the lives and relationships of the many people who visited and worked at a small missio...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: humanitieshealth care economics and organizations
free text keywords: Zambia, missionaries, Christianity, humanitarianism, morality, ethics
Communities
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publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2017 . Embargo end date: 13 Dec 2017

Sanctified lives: Christian medical humanitarianism in southern Zambia

Wintrup, James;