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  • Liberami dal male. Una famiglia di guaritori nelle campagne astigiane.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Chiara Loschi (2013)
    Torino: Società Editrice Internazionale.

    Study of three generations of a family of healers, based on interviews with those who remembered them.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Popular religion; Magic; Italy, Piedmont; Healing; Healer
  • A Nigerian Mother in Israel at Coney Island: Authority, Gender, and Translation in a Transnational Yoruba Religion.
    Sanford, Mei-Mei (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 49-61.

    Based on personal relationship between the author and a healer (Mother in Israel).

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Healer; Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim
  • The Faith-Healers of the Assemblies of God in Burkina Faso: Taking Responsibility for Diseases Related to “Living Together”
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2001)
    Social Compass 48:3: 333-351.

    Pastors value faith healers for creating excitement, but fear being upstaged. Economic decline led those who had some prosperity migrating away from crime areas & relatives. In the new urban context they set up new identities by exorcism & healing rites.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Faith healer; Healing; Urban; Pentecostal, Burkina Faso; Change; Exorcism; Burkina Faso; Identity
  • Le don de guérisseur. Une position religieuse obligée.
    Julliard, André (1982)
    Archives de sciences sociales de la religion 27/54:1: 43-62.

    Studies a group of rural healers in Département de l'Ain, France.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Healer; France, Ain Département; Popular religion; Rural
  • The Faith Healer: Deliverance Evangelism in North America.
    Simson, Eve (1977)
    St. Louis, Missouri: Concordia Publishing House.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Medical; Healer
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