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Medical saints : Cosmas and Damian in a postmodern world

Author: Jacalyn M Duffin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an exploration of illness and healing experiences in contemporary society through the veneration of saints, primarily the twin doctors Saints Cosmas and Damian.

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Named Person: Damian, Heiliger; Kosmas, Heiliger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacalyn M Duffin
ISBN: 9780199743179 0199743177
OCLC Number: 856810710
Description: XIV, 229 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Illustrations ; List of Tables ; Prologue ; Acknowledgements ; Chapter One: Medical Miracle ; Chapter Two: Doctor Twins: from Cyrrhus to Toronto ; Chapter Three: Talking to Pilgrims in the New World ; Chapter Four: Chasing Saints in the Old World ; Chapter Five: Miracles, Medicine, and MEDLINE ; Chapter Six: Conclusion: Home to the Clinic ; Epilogue ; Tables ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Jacalyn Duffin.

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Medical Saints is a thoroughly interesting and dynamic study * Christopher D. L. Johnson, Religion * Jacalyn Duffin approaches the subject of Catholic miracle claims from the unique vantage of a Read more...

 
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