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January 2001


The Bible reveals Gods interest in health for the body, not just for thesoul. More than any other major group, Seventh-day Adventists haveexplored and embraced the Bibles message about health.How did we come to have a theology of health? And what are themain elements of it, as found in Scripture? This article will not attemptto list all of our health-related beliefs, but it will concentrate on why wehave a health emphasis i.e., our theology of health especially as thisemphasis developed in the early years of our movement.