This text is an exploration of illness and healing experiences in contemporary society through the veneration of saints primarily the twin doctors Saints Cosmas and Damian.
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1. Medical Miracle; 2. Doctor Twins: from Cyrrhus to Toronto; 3. Talking to Pilgrims in the New World; 4. Chasing Saints in the Old World; 5. Miracles, Medicine, and MEDLINE; 6. Conclusion: Home to the Clinic; Epilogue; Tables; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
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