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essential books for every Christian medical student

Take and read is an invitation to read good Christian books. These titles cover a broad range of topics to help you grow in your love of Jesus and his people, and equip you to work out your discipleship as a medic.

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student reading list

These books are suggested reading for CMF students (or others!) interested in the subjects below.

This list isn't exhaustive. Some books are aimed at a 'starter' level, whilst others are more detailed. Most books have a brief review by a CMF staff member or student to give an idea of content and complexity.

Opinions expressed in these books are those of the authors and may not necessarily reflect the opinions of CMF. If you want to suggest additions to this list, or offer comments, please contact the CMF student department.

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alternative medicine

Alternative Medicine, the Christian Handbook
By Walt Larimore and Donal O'Mathuna
ISBN: 9780310269991

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Should Christians be Involved?
By Robina Coker
ISBN: 9780906747384
A good and readable overview which avoids getting bogged down in endless lists of therapies. Emphasises some of what we can learn from CAM therapies, whilst at the same time cautioning us over them.
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