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  • A taumaturgia na Igreja Mundial do Poder de Deus: magia e pensamento mágico?
    Lopes, Marcelo (2014)
    Ciencias Sociales y Religión/Ciências Sociais e Religião 16/20: 24-38.

    Yes, there is magical thought in the healing practices of the Igreja Mundial do Poder de Deus.

    Associated Search Terms: Igreja Mundial do Poder de Deus; Magic; Healing
  • El sentido de la adhesion. Un análisis de la construcción de significandos en el marco de situaciones sociales evangélicas y terapéuticas alternativas (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
    Bordes, Mariana, and Joaquín Algranti (2014)
    Revista Colombiana de Antropología 50:2: 123-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Belonging, sense of; Evangelical, Argentina; Healing; Meaning; Medical
  • Aflição, conforo e cobrança: uma etnografia das consultas mediúnicas no Vale do Amanhecer.
    Oliveira, Amurabi (2014)
    Ciencias Sociales y Religion/ Ciências Sociais e Religião 16/21: 88-110.

    Studies redefinition of afflictions by mediums in the Vale do Amanhecer cult in Planaltina, Federal District, Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Medium; Vale do Amanhecer; Brazil, Planaltina; Social construction of reality
  • A eficácia simbólica e terapêutica de práticas religiosas entre os trabalhadores brasileiros no Japão.
    Matsue, Regina Yoshie, and Mário Henrique Ogasavara (2013)
    Religião e Sociedade 33:2: 102-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Brazilian Japanese; Symbol; Healing; Medical
  • 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: Healing; Popular religion; Healer; Magic; Syncretism; Italy, Piedmont
  • Possibilities and limits of medical science: Debates over double-blind clinical trials of intercessory prayer.
    Cadge, Wendy (2012)
    Zygon 47:1: 43-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Prayer; Healing
  • Testing Prayer: Science and Healing.
    Brown, Candy Gunther (2012)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Healing; Pentecostal; Prayer
  • Guérir par l’islam : l’adoption du rite de guérison prophétique – roqya- par les salafistes en France et en Belgique.
    Touag, Hanifa (2012)
    In Farid El Asri and Brigitte Maréchal (eds.) Islam Belge au pluriel. Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain, pp. 201-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Belgium; Healing; Exorcism; Belgium
  • Les sites d'eau bénite chrétiens en Éthiopie et le sida: tensions entre des dynamiques sacrées et profanes.
    Hermann, Judith (2012)
    Social Compass 59:3: 357-366.

    The introduction of antiretroviral drugs in a healing site was thought to undermine the power of he holy water, leading pilgrims to an alternative site where they were more discreet about resorting to modern medicine.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethiopian Orthodox; Ritual; Pilgrimage; Sacred/profane; Healing; Ethiopia; AIDS
  • Religion and AIDS in Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Alexander Weinreb. (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interview & other kinds of data from Malawi, seacondary analysis of data from other sub-Saharan nations. While "new mission Protestant" churches have a lower incidence of AIDS, the best predictor is religiosity, not affiliation; individual & especially village religiosity inversely predicts HIV+ for women, but is positively associated for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Africa; Healing; Sexual activity; Stigma; Sex; Religiosity; Network; Malawi; Health; Contextual effects; Christian, Africa; Africa; AIDS
  • Spiritual individualism or engaged spirituality? Social implications of holistic spirituality among mind-body-spirit practitioners.
    Oh, Seil, and Natalia Sarkisian (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 299-322.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a purposeful sample of participants in Yoga, Art of Living, & Dahn Yoga and Healing, in the Boston area. Spirituality is related to social involvement for Yoga & Art of Living practitioners, though not to collective action. In Dahn Yoga and Healing, a therapeutic cult, sirituality is not related to social involvement.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Yoga, U.S.A.; Spirituality; Dahn Yoga and Healing; Civic engagement; Art of Living; Activism; Altruism
  • The third therapeutic system: Faith healing strategies in the context of a generalized AIDS epidemic.
    Manglos, Nicolette D., and Jenny Trinitapoli (2011)
    Journal of Health and Social Behavior 52: 107-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; AIDS
  • Latino Pentecostal healing in the North American borders.
    Espinosa, Gastón (2011)
    In Candy Gunther-Brown (ed.) Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 129-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal; Latino North Americans; Healing
  • Le Mindfulness ou la méditation pour la guérison et la croissance personnelle: des bricolages psychospirituels dans la médicines mentale.
    Garnoussi, nadia (2011)
    Sociologie 3:2: 259-275.

    Associated Search Terms: Meditation; Mental health; Psychology; Healing
  • Self, identity and healing in the ritual of Jewish spiritual renewal in Israel.
    Werczberger, Rachel (2011)
    In Boaz Huss (ed.) Kabbalah and Contemporary Spiritual Revival. Beer-Sheva, Israel: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press, pp. 75-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Israel; Ritual; Jewish, Kabbalist, Israel; Healing
  • Transcendent Experience and Health: Concepts, Cases, and Sociological Themes.
    Levin, Jeffrey S. (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 69-93.

    Considers the role of experience of the transcendent in generating positive health outcomes.

    Associated Search Terms: Yoga; Experiential dimension; Healing; Health; Meditation; Transcendence; Experience
  • "All Things Are Possible": Towards a Sociological Explanation of Pentecostal Miracles and Healings.
    Stolz, Jörg (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 456-482.

    Based on interviews & close examination of a DVD of a healing workshop held in French-speaking Switzerland; suggests a combination of social techniques (suggestion, rhythm, music), contextual factors (audience size, beliefs), & causal mechanisms (probability, labeling, selection, & editing effects) produces healings.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Pentecostal; Testimonial; Miracle; Case study; Methodology; Medical; Healing; Association Internationale des Ministères de Guérisons
  • Healing Dramas: Divination and Magic in Modern Puerto Rico.
    Romberg, Raquel (2009)
    Austin: University of Texas Press.

    Anthropological study of brujo healing in Puerto Rico.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Divination; Witch; Puerto Rico; Phenomenology; Healing; Brujo
  • Hope for Healing: The Mobilization of Interest in Three Types of Religious Healing in the Netherlands Since 1850.
    Vellenga, Sipco J. (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 330-350.

    Interprets historical trends with market concepts.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Market model; Medical; Netherlands; Pentecostal, Netherlands; Esoteric; Entrepreneur, sectarian; Catholic, Netherlands; Healing
  • Lived Religion. Faith and Practice in Everyday Life.
    McGuire, Meredith B. (2008)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Popular religion; Methodology; Materiality; Healing; Everyday life; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Definition of religion; Lived religion; Latino Americans
  • Saint Healing in Dutch Catholicism: Mobilisation, Markets, and Modernity.
    Valenga, Sipco J. (2007)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 22:1: 75-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Healing; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands
  • Les Églises de l'Armée Céleste comme églises de guérison en Haïti: Un développement qui repose sur une double légitimité.
    Vonarx, Nicolas (2007)
    Social Compass 54:1: 113-127.

    Ethnography of healing Pentecostal churches in rural Haiti.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Haiti; Églises de l'Armée; Haiti; Healing; Participant observation
  • Spiritual Tourism: Brazilian Faith Healing Goes Global.
    Rocha, Cristina (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden: The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 105-123.

    Ethnographic study of a healing center in Brazil & tour there by Australians.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Healing; Kardecist; Pilgrimage; Brazil, Goiás
  • Rituals of Healing in African American Spiritual Churches.
    Jacobs, Claude F. (2005)
    In L.L. Barnes and S.S. Sered (eds.) Religion and Healing in America. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 333-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Ritual; African Americans
  • Healing as resistance: Reflections upon new forms of American Jewish healing.
    Sered, Susan Starr (2005)
    In Linda L. Barnes and Susan S. Sered (eds.) Religion and Healing in America. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 231-252.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Healing
  • Le Sanctuaire Saint Pantaléon à Buenos Aires. La Régulation Institutionnelle d'un Culte Thérapeutique.
    Laigneau, Christine (2005)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 130: 37-53.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Shrine; Folk religion; Healing
  • Tous égaux devant Dieu? Réflexions sur les logiques d'éligibilité des miraculés.
    Amiotte-Suchet, Laurent (2005)
    Social Compass 52:2: 241-254.

    Compares ethnographic data from the late 1990s on French Pentecostals & Catholic pilgrims to Lourdes; the former seek physical miracles while the latter seek interior transformation.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Miracle; Pentecostal, France; Participant observation; Catholic, France; Pilgrimage; Healing
  • Le cure spirituali: terapie sociologiche?
    Dericquebourg, Régis (2004)
    Quaderni di sociologia 35:119-129.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing
  • Médiums guérisseurs et hommes en blanc. Les rapports de l'umbanda brésilienne à la biomédicine.
    Giglio-Jacquemot, Armelle (2004)
    Recherches sociologique 35:1: 5-20.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Brazil; Umbanda; Healing; Medium
  • Institutionalised and Subjective Religiosity in Former Communist Countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
    Pollack, Detlef (2004)
    In Jerolimov, Dinka Marinovic, Sinisa Zrinscak, and Irena Borowik (eds.), Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation. Zagreb: Institute for Social Research--Zagreb, pp. 79-88.

    Presents country-by-country descriptive data from a 2000 survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Europe, eastern; Astrology; Healing; Meditation; Socialization; Membership
  • The Yorùbá Traditional Healing of Nigeria.
    Adekson, Mary Olufunmilayo (2003)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Nigeria; Magic; Yorubans; Healing
  • Les Pentecôtistes du Burkina Faso: Mariage, Pouvoir et Guérison.
    Laurent, Pierre-Joseph (2003)
    Paris: IRD-Darthala

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Healing; Burkina Faso; Pentecostal, Burkina Faso; Power
  • Des nouvelles formes du religieux? Entre quête de bien-être et logique protetataire: le cas des groupes post-Nouvel-Âge en France.
    Rocchi, Valérie (2003)
    Social Compass 50:2: 175-189.

    1994-98 field work in France suggests post-New Age groups are not necessarily individualist, spontaneous, & de-institutionalized. Their theme of magic exemplifies instrumental reason.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Healing; Human potential movement; Quasi-religion; Network; France; Magic; New age; Rationality
  • Main Street Mystics: The Toronto Blessing and Reviving Pentecostalism.
    Poloma, Margaret M. (2003)
    Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Glossolalia; Liminality; Participant observation; Experiential dimension; Healing; Vineyard Churches; Prophecy; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Mysticism; Toronto Blessing; Toronto Airport Christian Fellowship; Pentecostal, neo, Canada; Canada, Ontario, Toronto
  • La construction d'un objet social: Les Églises de guérison.
    Dericquebourg, Régis (2002)
    In Raymond Massé and Jean Benoist (eds.) Convocations thérapeutiques du sacré. Paris: Karthala, pp. 39-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing
  • The Power of Words. Healing Narratives amongst Lubavitch Hasidim.
    Dein, Simon (2002)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 16:1: 41-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Jewish, Lubavitcher; Medical
  • African independent churches in Mozambique: Healing the afflictions of inequality.
    Pfeiffer, James (2002)
    Medical Anthropology Quarterly 16: 176-199.

    Associated Search Terms: African Christian; Healing; Mozambique; Stratification
  • Wondrous Healing: Shamanism, Human Evolution, and the Origin of Religion.
    McClenon, James (2002)
    DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Origins of religion; Ritual; Medical
  • La guérison divine en Afrique centrale (Congo, Gabon).
    Tonda, Joseph (2002)
    Brazzaville: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Gabon; Republic of the Congo; Healing; Africa
  • Le travail de Dieu. Sociologie de la guérison divine en Afrique Centrale.
    Tonda, Joseph (2001)
    Paris: Karthala.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Healing
  • Le syndrome du prophète. Médicins africaines et précarités identitaires.
    Tonda, Joseph (2001)
    Cahiers d'etudes africaines 161 (41:1): 139-162.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Prophet; Healing
  • Des affaires du corps aux affaires politiques: le champ de la guérison divine au Congo.
    Tonda, Joseph (2001)
    Social Compass 48:3: 403-420.

    In Congo (Brazzaville) Christ is perceived as the causal agent of good & sorcerers as agents of evil, in a context of state hostility toward religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Republic of the Congo; Syncretism
  • 'Your Faith Has Made You Well': The Role of Storytelling in the Experience of Miraculous Healing.
    Singleton, Andrew (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 43:2: 121-138.

    Analyzes 49 narratives of healings interpreted as miracles, obtained in taped interviews with members of campus religious clubs at an Australian university.

    Associated Search Terms: Miracle; Students, undergraduate; Healing; Narrative; Australia
  • Mystagogie et religions de quérison: Max Weber revisité.
    Dericquebourg, Régis (2001)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 113: 149-158.

    Clarification of the type, mystagogue, the possessor of a magical charisma. Gives the examples of Mary Baker Eddy, Louis Antoine, Yvonne Trubert, and L. Ron Hubbard.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Mystagogue; Charisma; Healing; Christian Science; Antoinist; Scientology
  • 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: Identity; Migrant; Urban; Burkina Faso; Faith healer; Exorcism; Assemblies of God, Burkina Faso; Healing; Change; Pentecostal, Burkina Faso
  • Living in harmony: le pranayama à des fins thérapeutiques.
    Altglas, Véronique (2000)
    Ethnologie française 30:4: 545-553.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Hindu, France; France
  • Science chrétienne et antoinisme: la question thérapeutique à l'épreuve du templ
    Bégot, Anne-Cécile (2000)
    Ethnologie française 30:4: 601-609.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Antoinist; Christian Science
  • Les Mutations de la Représentation du Divin au Sein d'un Groupe à Vocation Thérapeutique. Le Cas de l'Antoinisme.
    Bégot, Anne-Cécile (2000)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 111: 41-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Antoinist; Healing; God, image of
  • La socialización del don de lenguas y la sanación en el pentecostalismo mexicano.
    Garma Navarro, Carlos (2000)
    Alteridades 20: 85-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Glossolalia; Pentecostal, Mexico; Healing; Mexico
  • Healing in the Spiritual Marketplace: Consumers, Courses and Credentialism.
    Bowman, Marion (1999)
    Social Compass 46:2: 181-189.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Medical; Market model
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