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Spirit Cure A History of Pentecostal Healing

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ISBN-10: 0199765677

ISBN-13: 9780199765676

Edition: 2013

Authors: Joseph W. Williams

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Joseph W. Williams examines the changing healing practices of pentecostals in the United States over the past 100 years, from the early believers, who rejected mainstream medicine and overtly spiritualized disease, to the later generations of pentecostals and their charismatic successors, who dramatically altered the healing paradigms they inherited.Williams shows that over the course of the twentieth century, pentecostal denunciations of the medical profession often gave way to ''natural'' healing methods associated with scientific medicine, natural substances, and even psychology. By 2000, figures such as the pentecostal preacher T. D. Jakes appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, other healers…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/25/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pentecostal Healing in the Early Twentieth Century
Midcentury Transitions
Making Medicine Spiritual
Minding the Spirit
Perfect Bodies, Plentiful Profits
Conclusion: Pentecostal Healing in the Late Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Centuries
Epilogue: Healing the Wounds of the Modern World
Notes
Index