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Gospel

Kathryn Lofton

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents an analysis of gospel as a form of religious writing, an idiom of personal transformation, and a description of therapeutic life. Scholars of therapeutic culture tend to place ... More


Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Arlene Stein

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199733583
eISBN:
9780199381937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Reluctant Witnesses mixes history, memoir, and sociological analysis to tell the story of the rise of Holocaust consciousness in the United States from the perspective of survivors and their ... More


Introduction

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In addition to providing an overview of the main arguments put forward in the book regarding pentecostals' and charismatics' healing practices in the United States, the introduction also ... More


Visions of Family Life

Deborah Weinstein

in The Pathological Family: Postwar America and the Rise of Family Therapy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451416
eISBN:
9780801468155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451416.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the visual technologies—particularly one-way mirrors and training films—that play a vital role in bringing together the realms of family life and therapeutic culture. It ... More


Damage

Joseph M. Gabriel

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Therapeutic culture is based on the idea that significant psychological suffering both causes and results from harm to the self. As a result, such suffering is understood as a type of damage that has ... More


Conclusion: Cure for the Common Historiography: The Future of Evangelicalism and Evangelical Studies

Todd M. Brenneman

in Homespun Gospel: The Triumph of Sentimentality in Contemporary American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199988983
eISBN:
9780199370009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988983.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By comparing evangelical sentimentality to “An Evangelical Manifesto,” it becomes apparent that there are tensions in evangelicalism over the shape and direction of the movement. The evangelicals of ... More


Coming of Age in the Risk Society

Jennifer M. Silva

in Coming Up Short: Working-Class Adulthood in an Age of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931460
eISBN:
9780199345748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931460.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins with the stories of Brandon and Diana, two working-class young people who cannot achieve traditional markers of adulthood such as finding a job, moving out of their parents’ ... More


Spiritual Seeking, Therapeutic Culture, and Concern for Others

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

in In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the concepts of spiritual seeking, Therapeutic culture, and concern for others among the participants of the study presented here. It analyses the links between different types ... More


Minding the Spirit

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter traces pentecostals' and charismatics' increasing embrace of mental forms of healing associated with psychology and the New Thought tradition. Among charismatics, Agnes Sanford proved ... More


the reality of meaninglessness

Paul Froese

in On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199948901
eISBN:
9780190262884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948901.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 discusses the relationship between moral reality and history. Early humans invented gods, myths, and ideologies to depict moral order. Premodern communities are described as having sacred ... More


Making Neoliberal Selves: Popular Psychology in Contemporary Mexico

Daniel Nehring

in A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Since the 1970s, academic debates have considered how psychological discourses may legitimize or challenge capitalist forms of social organization. However, these debates have largely focused on the ... More


Over the Borderline: Integrating Religion Approaches

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter surveys clinicians’ integrating religion approaches to Buddhist traditions. Here psychotherapists seek to incorporate Buddhist and psychotherapeutic elements in such a way that both ... More


Preparing to Say “I Do”

Courtney Ann Irby

in American Parishes: Remaking Local Catholicism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284351
eISBN:
9780823285952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284351.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Since its beginning in the postwar era, marriage preparation has enabled parishes to mediate both Catholic theology and broader cultural messages surrounding marriage. Drawing on archival research on ... More


After Medicine: The Cosmetic Pull of Neuroscience

Luis E. Echarte

in To Fix or to Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479878246
eISBN:
9781479884155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878246.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Many laypersons already believe that neuroscience can now answer fundamental and age-old questions about our aesthetic, moral, religious, and other human experiences. But such reductionist claims are ... More


I Love My Chiropractor!

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/9780199985784.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter four takes as a case study Christian defenses of chiropractic. Chiropractic’s harmonial philosophy of Innate Intelligence is premised on Western metaphysics, and meets religious needs to ... More


One Nation Under Stress: The Trouble with Stress as an Idea

Dana Becker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199742912
eISBN:
9780190258436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199742912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Everyone is talking about stress. From 1970 to 1980, 2,326 academic articles appeared with the word “stress” in the title. In the decade between 2000 and 2010 that number jumped to 21,750. Has life ... More


Spiritual Intimacies

Kathleen E. Jenkins

in Walking the Way Together: How Families Connect on the Camino de Santiago

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197553046
eISBN:
9780197553084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553046.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter illustrates how family members’ Camino expectations played out in their descriptions of shared pilgrimage experience. It reveals how their stories matched the self-searching, relational ... More


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