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Medical saints [electronic resource] : Cosmas and Damian in a postmodern world / Jacalyn Duffin.

Author/Creator:
Duffin, Jacalyn.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (246 p.)
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Subjects:
Cosmas, Saint -- Cult.
Damian, Saint, d. ca. 303 -- Cult.
Spiritual healing -- Christianity.
Miracles.
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Christian saints.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on Apr. 29, 2013).
ISBN:
0-19-991095-2
1-299-46173-5
0-19-987673-8
OCLC:
922971763