(ENG) Christian Perspectives on TCM
Workshop (ENG) Christian Perspectives on TCMNovember 19 2019
FREE Christian Perspectives on TCM
Presented by St Andrew's Cathedral and BGST
This event will be conducted in English.
Date 19 Nov 2019
Time 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Venue St Andrew's Cathedral
Speakers Dr Diarra Boubacar, Dr Lai Pak Wah
Synopsis Should Christians use Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)?
This question is commonly debated among Christians, particularly those living in Asia. Some object to TCM because they regard it as not 'medically proven'. Others reject it because of its supposed non-Christian roots. For many Chinese, however, TCM is based on the key pillars of Chinese philosophy. This, along with its usage over 2,000 years, means that TCM is often revered as an important part of Chinese cultural heritage. What is at stake is not only an alternative source of medicine, but how Christians should relate to their cultural traditions. Join us, as we examine the theological and inter-disciplinary principles involved in evaluating Chinese medicine at both of these events.
In this workshop, participants will not only develop a deeper appreciation for TCM, but also acquire the skills needed for engaging Chinese culture in general.
This event is free of charge. A love offering will be collected.