Christianity and hospitals

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St. Basil of Caesarea founded the first hospital. Christian hospitals subsequently spread quickly throughout both the East and the West.[1]

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Early Christian hospitals were the first hospitals

St. Basil of Caesarea founded the first hospital. Christian hospitals subsequently spread quickly throughout both the East and the West.[2]

The First Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. ordered the construction of a hospital for every cathedral town in the Roman Empire to care for the poor, sick, widows, and strangers. They were staffed and funded by religious orders and volunteers.[3]

Articles on Christianity and hospitals

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Book on Christianity and hospitals

  • From Monastery to Hospital: Christian Monasticism and the Transformation of Health Care in Late Antiquity by Andrew T. Crislip, University of Michigan Press (April 21, 2005), ISBN-10: 0472114743, ISBN-13: 978-0472114740

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References

  1. The Christian origin of hospitals
  2. The Christian origin of hospitals
  3. Hospitals - A historical perspective