Spirits of Protestantism : medicine, healing, and liberal Christianity /

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Author / Creator:Klassen, Pamela E. (Pamela Edith), 1967-
Imprint:Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.
Description:xxix, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:The anthropology of Christianity ; 13
Anthropology of Christianity ; 13.
Subject:Healing -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches.
Protestantism -- North America -- History.
Protestant churches -- North America -- History.
Liberalism (Religion) -- North America -- History.
Liberalism (Religion)
Protestant churches.
North America.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8463209
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Varying Form of Title:Medicine, healing, and liberal Christianity
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of 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.