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Teaching from the Crossroads:: On Religious Healing in African Diaspora Contexts in the Americas

Linda L. Barnes

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter proposes two ways to study religion and healing. The first outlines a program that involves an urban ethnographic study of culturally/religiously based approaches to healing in the ... More


Jesus and Empire: The Teacher and the Man of Deed

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Jesus appeared as a prophet, proclaiming the Kingdom (Sovereignty) of God. As regards foreign rule over Israel, he stood within the biblical and prophetic tradition and seems to have accepted the ... More


Lord and Shepherd of the Water

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter first combines two upper-panel scenes thought to represent Jesus Christ with a third over the font: the walking on the water with Simon Peter; the healing of a paralytic; and the ... More


The spiritual dimension

Alastair J Cunningham and Claire Vi Edmonds

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The suffering caused by cancer is ultimately psychological and stems from fears about likely outcome of the disease. Healing, the relief from suffering, is about changing such fears towards peace and ... More


Postscript: the rupture of loss and trauma

David Bolton

in Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090998
eISBN:
9781526128546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090998.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The book concludes with the Postscript - a more personal reflection by the author on the impact of loss and trauma on individuals and the community affected by war, conflict and disaster. Beyond ... More


Lifelines to Healing: Betting Resources and Reputation on Racial Equity

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes ‘targeted universalism’ in action, via the “Lifelines to Healing” campaign (subsequently renamed the “LiveFree” campaign). Lifelines to Healing/LiveFree is the PICO National ... More


Challenge to America: An Interview with Rev. Michael McBride, Lifelines to Healing LiveFree Campaign, PICO National Network)

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This unconventional chapter presents the full text of Wood’s 2013 interview of Rev. Michael McBride, an African American Pentecostal pastor who serves on the national staff of the PICO National ... More


Political Violence, Trauma, and Healing

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers both public and personal memorialization of political violence, a form of violence that is afforded a high degree of visibility as opposed to the violence that took place ... More


The Earth as Narrative Source

Betty Booth Donohue

in Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asserts that traditional American Natives believed that the earth is the residing place of narrative, and that people, earth, and narrative are different manifestations of the same ... More


Emissaries of Padmasambhava: Tibetan Treasures and Healing Trauma

Holly Gayley

in Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180528
eISBN:
9780231542753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 explores how Tāre Lhamo and Namtrul Rinpoche construct a vision of their shared destiny as emissaries of Padmasambhava in their correspondence. I pay attention to the Buddhist terms in ... More


What Happened to Governance in Kashmir?

Aijaz Ashraf Wani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199487608
eISBN:
9780199097166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487608.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

What Happened to governance in Kashmir? studies the state of Jammu and Kashmir from the perspective of an ‘exceptional state’ rather than a ‘normal state’, a periphery on the margins of the centre, ... 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


Body-Wise: Re-Fleshing Christian Spiritual Practice in Trauma’s Wake

Marcia Mount Shoop

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Though Christian Theology profess a God who inhabits flesh, bodies have been historically and systematically ignored and reviled by many institutional expressions of this faith tradition. Even as ... More


Listening to History Performed in Pilgrimage

Jonathan Walz

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Understanding a community’s things, practices, and words from their situated perspective motivates alternative histories. This chapter examines how an archaeologist’s practice might shift in ... More


Collective and Communal Support

Ann Russo

in Feminist Accountability: Disrupting Violence and Transforming Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780814777169
eISBN:
9780814777176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777169.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores communal and collective practices of support and healing. Rather than seeing support as something offered to an individual as they cope with the experiences of interpersonal or ... More


Epilogue: Re-Suturing or Joining the Parts to the Whole

Toni Pressley-Sanon

in Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This epilogue pulls all of the chapters together by reaffirming Pressley-Sanon’s advocacy for a reading of Haiti’s history, memory, and cultural production through the lens of the ocean’s waves as ... More


Becoming Humanitarians: Bodies Multiple in Communities of Aid

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the “biospiritual imaginaries” that underpin Lutherans’ increasing attention to healing and medicine as globally connecting religious activities. Bringing together research in ... More


Compassionate and Constructive Policy and Practice

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In chapter nine we conclude the book with an exploration of compassionate policy reforms and emancipatory practices within the rising tide of juvenile justice reform nationally and in Hawai‘i. We ... More


A Catholic Body?: Miracles, Secularity, and the Porous Self in Malta

Jon P. Mitchell

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Josh Brahinsky (2012) has recently argued that Protestant Pentecostals engage in processes of cultivating the body to generate a ‘modern sensorium’. This chapter considers what a modern Catholic ... More


Refiguring Wounds in the Afterlife (of Trauma)

Shelly Rambo

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter rethinks the notion of the “invisible wound” and the scar in a manner that draws on all the senses rather than privileging sight. The author focuses on the “afterlife” of wounds—the ... More


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