"Why Medicine Needs the Church"

 

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The Center for Faith and Life of First Baptist Church of Asheville welcomed guest speaker Dr. Ray Barfield to give a presentation on "Why Medicine Needs the Church." Dr. Barfield is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Christian Philosophy at Duke University. He is a pediatric oncologist with an interest in the intersection of medicine, philosophy, theology, and literature. Following his presentation, Guy Sayles will moderate a panel that will include Dr. Barfield; Mary Caldwell, Ethicist at Mission Hospitals; and Dr. Dan Mackey, a Hospice and Palliative Care Specialist.

 

Presentation by Dr. Ray Barfield

 

Click here for a copy of the Presentation Slides

 

Panel Discussion