Teaching Religion and Healing


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The study of medicine and healing traditions is well developed in the discipline of anthropology. Most religious studies scholars, however, continue to assume that "medicine" and "biomedicine" are one and the same and that when religion and medicine are mentioned together, the reference is necessarily either to faith healing or bioethics. Scholars of religion also have tended to assume that religious healing refers to the practices of only a few groups, such as Christian Scientists and pentecostals. Most are now aware of ...

Teaching Religion and Healing 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195176445

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Teaching Religion and Healing 2006, American Academy of Religion Book, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195176438