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The Flowering of Metaphysical Religion

Robert C. Fuller

in Spiritual, but not Religious: Understanding Unchurched America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146806
eISBN:
9780199834204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146808.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Metaphysical spirituality has found a receptive audience among middle‐class Americans. The New Thought movement combined mesmerist psychology and the “power of positive thinking” to show Americans ... More


Is CAM Religious?

Candy Gunther Brown

in The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985784
eISBN:
9780199367801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985784.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter one argues that CAM is religious, but few people recognize it as such, since promoters downplay religion in favor of efficacy and metaphysical spirituality. Religion should be defined broadly ... More


History Repeats

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The sixth chapter shows how the biography of B. J. Palmer recapitulated situations faced by his father. Endowed with energy and creativity, B. J. Palmer was dispossessed of leadership when a ... More


Chiropractors on Parade

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter five addresses the eclipse of D. D. Palmer by his son, in leading both the proprietary school and the burgeoning chiropractic profession. B. J. Palmer presented himself as the rightful heir ... More


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