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Women healing/healing women : the genderization of healing in early Christianity

Author: Elaine Mary Wainwright
Publisher: London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2006.
Series: Bible world (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The impetus for this book is the realization that within early Christianity, which is characterised by healing, no women are explicitly commissioned to heal. It begins with a search for the women who  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Mary Wainwright
ISBN: 1845531345 9781845531348 1845531353 9781845531355
OCLC Number: 62282016
Description: xvi, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Where theory and practice meet : a way toward transformation --
Scoping healing --
Sighting gender --
Changing lenses : shaping vision --
Feminist --
Postcolonial --
Ecological --
Collecting tools --
Socio-rhetorical approach --
Theological meaning-making : an outcome --
Women healing/healing women : a new listening to antiquity --
In the beginning ... Agamede and Polydama --
Midwife and physician : early hints of professional healing --
Through the eyes of women healing in professional Hippocratic medicine --
Mousa, Antiochis, Secunda, Sotira : gendering professional medicine --
Pharmaka, magica, hygieia : when reality and stereotype meet, what lies beyond? --
Her home and his household --
Pharmaka and magica --
Religious healing --
Hygeia and Asclepius --
Women healing in biblical Judaism --
Telling stories of women healing/healing women : the gospel of Mark --
The Markan world of healing --
A fevered woman is raised up to diakonia (Mark 1:29-31) --
A young girl and a woman with a blood flow are healed (Mark 5:21-43) --
A daughter is healed of an unclean spirit (7:24-31) --
Healing women/women healing in the Markan health care system : a summary --
A woman pours out healing ointment (Mark 14:3-9) --
Re-telling stories of women healing/healing women : the gospel of Matthew --
Re-telling the raising up of Peter's mother-in-law to diakonia (Matt. 8:14-15) --
Re-telling the young girl raised and the woman saved (Matt. 9:18-26) --
A demon-possessed daughter is healed (Matt. 15:21-28) --
Retelling the pouring out of healing ointment (Matt. 26:6-13) --
Women cured of evil spirits and infirmities : the gospel of Luke --
Women healed of evil spirits and infirmities (Luke 8:1-3) --
Another woman healed for diakonia? (Luke 4:38-39) --
A woman bent over (Luke 13:10-17) --
Martha and Mary (Luke 10:38-42) --
Women healing : a remainder.
Series Title: Bible world (London, England)
Responsibility: Elaine M. Wainwright.
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