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Medical saints : Cosmas and Damian in a postmodern world

Author: Jacalyn Duffin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Named Person: Damian, Saint; Cosmas, Saint; Cosmas, Saint.; Damian, Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacalyn Duffin
ISBN: 9780199743179 0199743177 9780199345045 019934504X
OCLC Number: 919293507
Description: Online-Ressource
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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