Digging for Medical Roots
Language, Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Quackery, Religious Authority
Argues that the word 'hypocrite' came originally from Hippocrates, and means 'one who is a quack, who prescribes falsely, and deals in deleterious things', and who is thus the opposite of 'a true disciple of Hippocrates' or of 'a genuine professor of the healing Truth'.
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