Dr. Gerald Grudzen serves on the faculties of the University of Phoenix and San Jose City College. He earned his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University in New York and both Master of Theology and Master of Divinity degrees from the Maryknoll School of Theology.
2007 0-7734-5208-7 This study examines the cross-cultural transmission of medical knowledge and theory between Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities in the Medieval period. The monastery of Monte Cassino in Southern Italy became the pivotal center for the transfer if Arabic medical science into the Latin West at the end of the eleventh century. Special attention is given to the debates over the precise relationship of the body and soul, one of the central concerns of contemporaneous philosophy and theology.