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The healing gods : complementary and alternative medicine in christian America

Author: Candy Gunther Brown
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013 [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the surprising story of how complementary and alternative medicine, CAM, entered biomedical and evangelical Christian mainstreams despite its roots in non-Christian religions and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candy Gunther Brown
ISBN: 9780199985784 0199985782
OCLC Number: 826685405
Description: xii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Why is complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) supposed to work? --
Is CAM religious? --
Yoga: I bow to the God within you --
Is CAM Christian? --
I love my chiropractor --
Does CAM work, and is it safe? --
Acupuncture: reclaiming ancient wisdom --
How did CAM become mainstream? --
Energy medicine: how her karma ran over his dogma --
Why does it matter if CAM is religious (and not Christian) even if it works?
Responsibility: Candy Gunther Brown.

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