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The Resource Healing in the history of Christianity, Amanda Porterfield

Healing in the history of Christianity, Amanda Porterfield

Label
Healing in the history of Christianity
Title
Healing in the history of Christianity
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Porterfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
234/.131
Index
index present
LC call number
BT732.5
LC item number
.P67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Healing in the history of Christianity, Amanda Porterfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The resurrected body -- Religious healing as experience and practice -- Scientific approaches to hope and healing -- Ancient theories of natural healing -- The placebo concept and its limitations -- Healing in relation to the person of Christ -- Jesus, exorcist and healer -- The problem of miracles -- The centrality of miracles in Mark -- The Jewish background of Jesus' life and work -- Exorcism at the core of Jesus' healing work -- Healing in early Christianity -- Imperial context -- Christian nursing -- Healing as victory over evil -- Baptism -- Paul on human embodiment of Christ -- Healing as counterweight to philosophical idealism -- Early Christian medicine -- Healing in medieval Christianity -- Healing powers of saints -- The superiority of Christian miracles -- Orthodox medicine and philanthropy -- Icons as agents of healing -- Healing in the context of monastic life -- Penance as a form of healing -- Baptism as protective seal -- Exorcism -- The Eucharist -- Exploring human suffering -- Healing in early modern Christianity -- Condemnations of the cult of saints and their healing powers -- Modernizing the cure of souls -- "Sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought" -- Catholic reforms -- Healthcare and hospitals -- Early modern medicine -- The modernization of Christian healing -- Healing in western Christianity's global expansion -- The politicization of Christian healing -- New indigenous forms of Christian healing -- Missionary influence in American Indian religious movements -- Revolutionary impact in China -- Spiritual in Africa -- Healing as reconciliation -- Christianity and the global development of scientific medicine -- Medical missions -- Scientific medicine in missionary outreach -- Medical missions in Africa -- Medical science and colonialism -- Medical missions in China -- Religious and scientific healing in the context of political change -- Christian healing in the shadow of modern technology and science -- The power of prayer -- Electricity as a way of thinking about spiritual power -- Sources and development of Wesley's thought -- Sources of Pentecostal healing -- Sister Aimee -- Pentecostal healing as a global phenomenon -- Spiritualist influences -- Catholic devotion to miracles in the age of science -- Christian healing as response to suffering
Control code
ocm57285913
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 218 pages
Isbn
9780195157185
Lccn
2004029864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780195157185
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57285913
  • (Sirsi) a854513
Label
Healing in the history of Christianity, Amanda Porterfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The resurrected body -- Religious healing as experience and practice -- Scientific approaches to hope and healing -- Ancient theories of natural healing -- The placebo concept and its limitations -- Healing in relation to the person of Christ -- Jesus, exorcist and healer -- The problem of miracles -- The centrality of miracles in Mark -- The Jewish background of Jesus' life and work -- Exorcism at the core of Jesus' healing work -- Healing in early Christianity -- Imperial context -- Christian nursing -- Healing as victory over evil -- Baptism -- Paul on human embodiment of Christ -- Healing as counterweight to philosophical idealism -- Early Christian medicine -- Healing in medieval Christianity -- Healing powers of saints -- The superiority of Christian miracles -- Orthodox medicine and philanthropy -- Icons as agents of healing -- Healing in the context of monastic life -- Penance as a form of healing -- Baptism as protective seal -- Exorcism -- The Eucharist -- Exploring human suffering -- Healing in early modern Christianity -- Condemnations of the cult of saints and their healing powers -- Modernizing the cure of souls -- "Sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought" -- Catholic reforms -- Healthcare and hospitals -- Early modern medicine -- The modernization of Christian healing -- Healing in western Christianity's global expansion -- The politicization of Christian healing -- New indigenous forms of Christian healing -- Missionary influence in American Indian religious movements -- Revolutionary impact in China -- Spiritual in Africa -- Healing as reconciliation -- Christianity and the global development of scientific medicine -- Medical missions -- Scientific medicine in missionary outreach -- Medical missions in Africa -- Medical science and colonialism -- Medical missions in China -- Religious and scientific healing in the context of political change -- Christian healing in the shadow of modern technology and science -- The power of prayer -- Electricity as a way of thinking about spiritual power -- Sources and development of Wesley's thought -- Sources of Pentecostal healing -- Sister Aimee -- Pentecostal healing as a global phenomenon -- Spiritualist influences -- Catholic devotion to miracles in the age of science -- Christian healing as response to suffering
Control code
ocm57285913
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 218 pages
Isbn
9780195157185
Lccn
2004029864
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780195157185
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57285913
  • (Sirsi) a854513

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