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Author Rocha, Cristina, author

Title John of God : the globalization of Brazilian faith healing / Cristina Rocha
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource ( xii, 269 pages)
Contents Meeting John of God: an uneasy beginning -- How does he get his magic? -- Re-enchanting healing -- Abadiânia as a touristic borderzone -- Spiritual tourism, cultural translation, and friction -- Flows into the global north: building a transnational spiritual community -- Localizing flows: healing the land of its suffering
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 22, 2016)
Subject Faria, João Teixeira da, 1942-
Spiritual healing and spiritualism.
Form Electronic book
Author UPSO (University Press Scholarship Online)
LC no. 2016031748
ISBN 9780190466725 (electronic book)
0190466723 (electronic book)
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