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Politics of Healing

John S. Haller

in Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169042
eISBN:
9780231537704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169042.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the political pressures that led to the creation of the Office for the Study of Unconventional Medical Practices. The exponential growth for medical costs starting in the 1970s ... More


Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies

John Haller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169042
eISBN:
9780231537704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169042.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Can evidence-based medicine (EBM) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) find common ground? This book explores the epistemological foundations of EBM and the challenges these conceptual ... More


Alternatives and Medical Dissidence

Alex Broadbent

in Philosophy of Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190612139
eISBN:
9780190612177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612139.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces the notion of medical dissidence: conscious deviation from the main current of professional opinion. Cosmopolitanism is applied as a way of getting to grips with the ... More


Varieties of Medicine

Alex Broadbent

in Philosophy of Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190612139
eISBN:
9780190612177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612139.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter surveys the origins of medicine and introduces the concept of “Mainstream Medicine,” which is the globalized descendant of Western medicine. Based primarily on Roy Porter’s work, a ... More


Forces of Nature and the Electric Panacea: Healing at the Halcyon Sanatorium

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Eight explores the group’s most successful venture, the Halcyon Hotel and Sanatorium, opened with great publicity and the demonstration of the first X-ray machine in the vicinity in 1904. The ... More


Bodies and DisEase: Finding AlterNative Cure, Assuming AlterNative Identity

Simone A. James Alexander

in African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Operating from the theoretical standpoint that bodily experiences are socio-somatic and therefore closely tied to one's social or socio-economic position in society, this chapter details how women's ... More


“Heal Thyself”: Holistic Women Healers in Middle America

Elaine J. Lawless

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 6, “‘Heal Thyself’: Holistic Women Healers in Middle America,” Elaine J. Lawless profiles a local “healing community” of women in or near Columbia, Missouri, who regularly meet and share ... More


Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Paul Eli Ivey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest in progressive politics based in an ... More


Organizing Theosophy in the United States

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter One outlines the organization of theosophical groups in the late 19th century as they emerged in American religious life out of schisms within the Theosophical Society. Physician William ... More


Introduction

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Provides an overview of the content. Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest ... More


The Esoteric Temple of Humanity: Temple Theosophy and Occult Science

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Three looks at the theosophical principle of duality of religion and science within the development of theosophical, New Thought, and Christian Science metaphysics. Temple ideas concerning ... More


The Avatar Arrives: Spiritual Fulfillment and Scientific Advancement

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Ten witnesses the coming of the Avataric forces, the transition of the community from its charismatic phase to a more institutional one, and reveals the results of the stunning mix of the ... More


Conclusion

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Provides closing words. Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest in ... More


Building Kinship: The Iroquois League and the Exoteric Work of the Temple

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Four studies the exoteric Temple organization known as the League of Brotherhoods, based on the group’s understanding of Hiawatha’s Iroquois League as an example of successful social ... More


Dune Spirit, Harmony, and Dissonance: Music and Art at Halcyon

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Nine addresses the Temple’s experiments in music, including theatrical mystery plays written by Irish literary figure John Varian, and new music invented by Henry Cowell that heralded a new ... More


The Emergence of the Temple Movement in Syracuse

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Two explores the establishment of the Temple movement with the dual leadership of Dower and Francia LaDue, who began to channel messages from the Masters of the Lodge many theosophists ... More


Early Halcyon: The Temple Sets Its Foundations in the Golden West

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Five chronicles the group’s move to California and the grand plans they envisioned for a settlement, against the realities of growing a new colony, that began attracting attention as it ... More


The Temple Home Association: A Cooperative Commonwealth

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Six traces the growth and decline of the socialist experiments of the group’s Temple Home Association, a cooperative venture in property and mixed agriculture. Various departments of the ... More


An Architecture of Spiritual Forces: The Blue Star Memorial Temple

Paul Eli Ivey

in Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Seven studies theosophical architecture in the United States and the erection of the Blue Star Memorial Temple of Science, Philosophy, and Religion, dedicated to the memory of Francia LaDue ... More


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