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Bridges between Mental Health Care and Religious Healing in Puerto Rico: The Outcomes of an Early Experiment

Joan D. Koss-Chioino

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The incorporation of religion and spirituality into mental health care has begun to acquire credibility after more than a century of rejection by mental health professionals providing conventional ... More


Anarchists, Freethinkers, and Spiritists: The Progressive Alliance against the Catholic Church, 1909–1912

Kirwin R. Shaffer

in Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the links between anarchists and other progressive factions on the island as they attacked and condemned the Church. However, one of these factions—the spiritists—caused a ... More


Empirical Spirits

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines some of the earliest attempts at synthesizing theological speculation with the methods of the empirical sciences, drawing special attention to the epistemic and moral ... More


Psychopomps, Oracles, and Spirit Mediums

Nancy Mandeville Caciola

in Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702617
eISBN:
9781501703478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702617.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes several spiritist cults in Southern France that formed around individuals who claimed to be in regular contact with the dead. These spirit mediums, though at first taken aback ... More


Governing Saints in Puerto Rico: Elenita and the Hermanos Cheos

Reinaldo L. Román

in Governing Spirits: Religion, Miracles, and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831410
eISBN:
9781469604688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888940_roman.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the early years of the twentieth century, Puerto Rico was home to numerous man-gods and woman-virgins. Two of them were Elenita, a woman regarded as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel incarnate, and a ... More


Self-GoverninG SpiritS: La Samaritana and Puerto Rico's Espiriteros

Reinaldo L. Román

in Governing Spirits: Religion, Miracles, and Spectacles in Cuba and Puerto Rico, 1898-1956

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831410
eISBN:
9781469604688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888940_roman.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Spiritism arrived in Puerto Rico sometime in the mid-nineteenth century, finding a home in a district of the island's incipient ciudad letrada (“city of letters”), whose architects were mostly ... More


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