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Spirits of Protestantism : medicine, healing, and liberal Christianity / Pamela E. Klassen.

By: Klassen, Pamela E. (Pamela Edith), 1967-Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthropology of Christianity ; 13.Publication details: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011. Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 316 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520950443; 0520950445; 1283278553; 9781283278553Other title: Medicine, healing, and liberal ChristianitySubject(s): Healing -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches | Protestantism -- North America -- History | Protestant churches -- North America -- History | Liberalism (Religion) -- North America -- History | Complementary Therapies | Christianity | Therapeutics | Religion | Humanities | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Faith Healing | Spiritual Therapies | Protestantism | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Soteriology | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | Liberalism (Religion) | Protestant churches | Protestantism | North America | Vrijzinnig protestantisme | Paranormale geneeswijzen | Noord-Amerika | Religion | Philosophy & Religion | ChristianityGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spirits of Protestantism.DDC classification: 234/.131 LOC classification: BX4817 | .K53 2011ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction. Healing Christians -- Anthropologies of the spiritual body -- The gospel of health and the scientific spirit -- Protestant experimentalists and the energy of love -- Evil spirits and queer psyches in an age of anxiety -- Ritual proximity and the healing of history -- Conclusion. Critical condition.
Summary: This work offers an analysis of the politics of body, mind and spirit among North American liberal Protestants over the course of the 20th century.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. Healing Christians -- Anthropologies of the spiritual body -- The gospel of health and the scientific spirit -- Protestant experimentalists and the energy of love -- Evil spirits and queer psyches in an age of anxiety -- Ritual proximity and the healing of history -- Conclusion. Critical condition.

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This work offers an analysis of the politics of body, mind and spirit among North American liberal Protestants over the course of the 20th century.

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