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Author Williams, Joseph W

Title Spirit cure : a history of pentecostal healing / Joseph W. Williams
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 222 pages) : illustrations
Contents Pentecostal healing in the early twentieth century -- Mid-century transitions -- Making medicine spiritual -- Minding the spirit -- Perfect bodies, plentiful profits -- Pentecostal healing in the late twentieth, early twenty-first century -- Healing the wounds of the modern world
Summary Joseph W. Williams examines the changing healing practices of pentecostals in the United States over the past 100 years, from the early believers to the later generations of pentecostals and their charismatic successors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on Jan. 7, 2013)
Subject Healing -- Religious aspects -- Pentecostal churches -- History
Pentecostal churches -- United States -- History
Spiritual healing -- Pentecostal churches -- History
Pentecostal churches.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Soteriology.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0199315876 (ebook)
0199333696 (electronic bk.)
9780199315871 (ebook)
9780199333691 (electronic bk.)