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Belief, Hope, and Healing

Robert A. Scott

in Miracle Cures: Saints, Pilgrimage, and the Healing Powers of Belief

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262751
eISBN:
9780520946200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262751.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In matters of health, nothing is more fundamental to the practice of appealing to saints than hope and belief: the hope that cures for illness are possible and the abiding conviction that saints can ... More


The Varieties of Psychedelic Lab Experience

Nicolas Langlitz

in Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The third chapter, “The Varieties of Psychedelic Lab Experience,” provides an ethnographic close-up of laboratory life in Zurich. Revolving around a neurotheological study of drug-induced mystical ... More


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