HD579 History of Health and Healing in American Religious Cultures

Traces the history of specific religious and medical healing communities in America. Throughout the world, creative human beings seek to avert illness and teach healing practices to one another. This course explores the development of American religious and spiritual healing primarily of the body and mind, but also of society, and the environment. Examines how religious and spiritual healers come to practice alongside medical technologists, nurses, physicians, and other biomedical health workers.

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