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Body/Meaning/Healing (Contemporary Anthropology of Religion)

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Exactly where is the common ground between religion and medicine in phenomena described as "religious healing?" In what sense is the human body a cultural phenomenon and not merely a biological entity? Drawing on over twenty years of research on topics ranging from Navajo and Catholic Charismatic ritual healing to the cultural and religious implications of virtual reality
Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 19th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Dr. Thomas Csordas is an anthropologist whose principal interests are in medical and psychological anthropology, comparative religion, anthropological theory, cultural phenomenology and embodiment, globalization and social change, language and culture. He has conducted ethnographic research with Charismatic Catholics, Navajo Indians, and adolescents in the American Southwest on topics including th ...more
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