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Re: Lest we forget

Christian doctrine promises the resurrection of the body.  The Council of
Tours in 1163 formulated  a prohibition against human dissections in the
hopes of curtailing the practice of dismembering and boiling the remains of
Crusaders killed in battle before their shipment home. But physicians at
Salerno's medical school defied Church authority in 1235, and William of
Saliceto published a record of his dissections in Chirurgia in 1275.

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