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God of Justice: Ritual Healing and Social Justice in the Central Himalayas

William S Sax

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335866
eISBN:
9780199868919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335866.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book deals with ritual healing in the Central Himalayas of north India. It focuses on the cult of Bhairav, a local deity who is associated with the lowest castes, the so-called Dalits, who are ... More


Producing Health in Past and Present: The Changing Roles of Scientific and Alternative Medicine

Anne Digby and Sheila Ryan Johansson

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores some issues raised by historical changes in the positions of scientific and alternative medicine in health care provision, pointing out parallels between the coexistence of ... More


Introduction

Frank Graziano

in Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.intro
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter establishes the cultural and thematic contexts for understanding folk saint devotions. It explores the nature of devotion, the means by which devotions are initiated and disseminated, ... More


Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

Carol Laderman

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069169
eISBN:
9780520913707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069169.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Charged with restoring harmony and relieving pain, the Malay shaman places his patients in a trance and encourages them to express their talents, drives, personality traits—the “Inner Winds” of Malay ... More


Conclusion: The Healing of the Soul

Charles K. Bellinger

in The Genealogy of Violence: Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134988
eISBN:
9780199833986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134982.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Four major theories of Atonement in the Christian tradition are summarized: the Orthodox ransom theory, Anselm's satisfaction theory, Calvin's penal substitution theory, and Abelard's subjective ... More


Witch‐Finders, Witchdoctors, and Healers

Robin Briggs

in The Witches of Lorraine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the lives of individuals sometimes called ‘white witches’, men and women who formed part of a ragged and disorganized phenomenon which historians of early modern medicine now ... More


Urban Witches: Saint‐Nicolas‐de‐Port and Other Towns

Robin Briggs

in The Witches of Lorraine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on witch trials Saint-Nicolas-de-Port. Trials from Saint-Nicolas began with the trial of Claudon Charniere, also known as la Picquatte on account of her first marriage to Martin ... More


The Psychotherapist as “Wounded Healer”: A Modern Expression of an Ancient Tradition

Cecil A. Rice

in On Becoming a Psychotherapist: The Personal and Professional Journey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199736393
eISBN:
9780199894574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736393.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The wounded healer archetype reaches back to antiquity. The chapter traces that history and reflects on its current forms in the practice of psychotherapy. While woundedness is universal no matter ... More


Exorcising the Demons of Deprivation: Divine Healing and Conversion in Brazilian Pentecostalism

R. Andrew Chesnut

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Divine healing, more than glossolalia, is the most universal gift of the Spirit in Latin American pentecostalism. Less than half of pentecostal informants in Belém, Pará, Brazil, regularly spoke in ... More


Learning from the Master: Carlos Annacondia and the Standardization of Pentecostal Practices in and beyond Argentina

Matthew Marostica

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Divine healing and liberación (liberation or deliverance) became the primary tool for evangelization and church growth in Pentecostal and evangelical Protestant churches in Argentina between 1985 and ... More


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