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The Politics of Healing

Histories of Alternative Medicine in Twentieth-Century North America

by Robert D. Johnston

  • 195 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Complementary Medicine,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Medical,
  • USA,
  • Alternative Therapies,
  • General,
  • Herbal Medications,
  • Medical / History,
  • 20th century,
  • Alternative Medicine,
  • History,
  • North America,
  • Political aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9448802M
    ISBN 100415933382
    ISBN 109780415933384

    He celebrates both the problems and potentials of the active life, revealing how much they have to teach us about ourselves, the world, and God. Telling evocative stories from a variety of religious traditions, The Politics of Healing book Taoist, Jewish, and Christian, Palmer shows that the spiritual life does not mean abandoning the world but engaging it more deeply through life-giving action. His subjects include Andrew Ivy, who advocated the discredited anticancer drug Krebiozen; anticancer herbalist Harry Hoxsey; anticancer blood researcher Gaston Naessens; and Haley gathers 12 medical outsiders' stories to support his theory that the AMA, FDA, and big pharmaceutical companies conspire to prevent new ideas from entering medical research and practice. Do not venture in the water without an excellent Bible basis, however. At the same time, the charismatic movement was making its way into sanctuaries, especially in Episcopalian and Anglican circles, and exorcism dueled with psychoanalysis as the best technique for the cure of the soul and body. You can support this humanitarian site at no extra cost to you by purchasing any of these books or shopping for other items via this site's Amazon partner links.

    Like most North Americans, they live in post-biomedical bodies, in that they continue to rely on access to biomedical care while simultaneously drawing upon religious or alternative therapies. Dan and his guest presenters will cover areas of interest from Hoxsey's discovery of a treatment for cancer in the s up to the recent discoveries and work of Dr. Given a few months to live, he started investigating and using natural alternative treatments such as laetrile. Gordon Melton, in James R.

    Holistic healing, among Protestants, has operated as a metaphor that could contain markedly divergent ideologies: social responsibility vs. The result is Originally published in by a non-profit publishing collective in Canada, the book became a bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic. Often given up on by their doctors, they were treated with a variety of natural non-toxic therapies tailored to each individual.


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Provoked by their own politicized missionaries and new converts to take responsibility for the sickening effects of western and Christian colonialism, liberal Protestants grew increasingly open to non-Christian religious practices, including those deemed broadly therapeutic, such as meditation and yoga.

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