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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Porterfield, Amanda
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spiritual healing
  • Healing
  • Miracles
  • Healing in the Bible
Label
Healing in the history of Christianity, Amanda Porterfield
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip055/2004029864.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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' healing -- Exorcism at the core of Jesus' healing work -- Healing in early Christianity -- Imperial context -- Christian nursing -- Early Christian medicine -- Healing as counterweight to philosophic idealism Paul on the human emodiment of Christ -- Baptism -- Healing as victory over evil -- 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 -- Health care 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 healing in Africa -- Political healing in South Africa -- 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 in Christian healing. -- Catholic devotion to miracles in the age of science -- Christian healing as response to suffering
Control code
000262688
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 218 p.
Isbn
9780195157185
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004029864
Other control number
9780195157185
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000262688
  • (OCoLC)57285913
Label
Healing in the history of Christianity, Amanda Porterfield
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip055/2004029864.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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' healing -- Exorcism at the core of Jesus' healing work -- Healing in early Christianity -- Imperial context -- Christian nursing -- Early Christian medicine -- Healing as counterweight to philosophic idealism Paul on the human emodiment of Christ -- Baptism -- Healing as victory over evil -- 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 -- Health care 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 healing in Africa -- Political healing in South Africa -- 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 in Christian healing. -- Catholic devotion to miracles in the age of science -- Christian healing as response to suffering
Control code
000262688
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 218 p.
Isbn
9780195157185
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004029864
Other control number
9780195157185
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000262688
  • (OCoLC)57285913

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