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Author Curtis, Heather D.

Title Faith in the great physician : suffering and divine healing in American culture, 1860-1900 / Heather D. Curtis
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 269 pages :) : illustrations
Contents A thorn in the flesh : pain, illness, and religion in mid-nineteenth-century America -- Resisting resignation : the rise of religious healing in the late-nineteenth century -- Acting faith : the devotional ethics and gendered dynamics of divine healing -- The use of means : divine healing as devotional practice -- Houses of healing : sacred space, social geography, and gender in divine healing -- The Lord for the body, the gospel for the nations : divine healing and social reform
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-259) and index
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Subject Faith Healing -- history.
History, 19th Century.
Religion and Psychology.
Spiritual healing -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421402017
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)