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Author Scott, Robert A., 1935-

Title Miracle cures : saints, pilgrimage, and the healing powers of belief / Robert A. Scott

Publ Info Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  BT732.5 .S34 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  BT732.5 .S34 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  BT732.5 S34 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BT732.5 .S34 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxix, 235 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.181 -225) and index
Contents Prologue -- Appealing to saints for miracles -- Life in the Middle Ages -- Saints -- Apparitions -- Pilgrimage and shrines -- Saints and healing -- Disease -- The role stress in illness -- Belief, hope, and healing -- Framing, confessing, and healing -- Appendix A: Accounts of miracles at medieval shrines
LC subject Spiritual healing
Healing -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
ISBN 9780520262751 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520262751 (cloth : alk. paper)