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Title:
Miracle cures : saints, pilgrimage, and the healing powers of belief
Author:
Scott, Robert A., 1935-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xxix, 235 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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 -- Coda -- Appendix A: Accounts of miracles at medieval shrines.
ISBN:
9780520262751
Format :
Book