In this book Amanda Porterfield demonstrates that healing has played a major Porterfield traces the origin of Christian healing and maps its transformations in. Amanda Porterfield, Healing in the History of Christianity (Oxford University Press , ), pages, ISBN Healing has played an important role. Journal of Religious History · Volume 32, Issue 1 · Journal of Healing in the History of Christianity ‐ by Amanda Porterfield. Diana Jefferies.
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Indeed, healing is one of the most constant themes in the long and sprawling history of Christianity. The discussion is developed in five chapters that cover the following topics: My library Help Advanced Book Search.
From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln. Amanda Porterfield offers a survey of ideas, rituals, and experiences of healing in Christian history. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
Theological Dialogue with Classical Pentecostals. Indeed, she has produced not just a history of healing in Christianity, but a history of Christianity itself.
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Church HistoryPneuma ReviewSpring Amanda Porterfield offers a survey of ideas, rituals, and experiences pofterfield healing in Christian history. Examining Jesus’ activities as a healer and exorcist, portefield shows how his followers carried his combat against sin and evil and his compassion for suffering into new and very different cultural environments, from the ancient Mediterranean to modern America and beyond.
Indeed, healing is one of the most constant themes in the long and In her new book, Healing christianty the History of Christianityshe traces the belief in healing back to the ministry of Christ and the teachings of the Old Testament.
Changing Christian ideas of healing, Porterfield shows, are a window into broader changes in religious authority, church structure, and ideas about sanctity, history, resurrection, and the kingdom of God.
Indeed, healing is one of the historh constant themes in the long and sprawling history of Christianity. Suffering and Divine Healing in American Choose your country or region Close. With sparkling prose, Porterfield shows that Christianity, from the beginning to the present, and in all parts of the world, has concerned itself with the healing of broken bodies.
Jesus himself performed many miracles of healing, and Christians down the ages have seen this as a prominent feature of their faith.
Healing in the History of Christianity
Changes in healing beliefs and practices offer a window into changes cheistianity religious authority, church structure, and ideas about sanctity, history, resurrection, and the kingdom of God. She notes the similarities while showing how the practice of healing unites people in community.
Account Options Sign in. While the book is thorough in its survey of Christian healing, it surprisingly omits some of the prominent names and events that are often discussed in Pentecostal revival and divine healing movements. Finally, she looks at recent scientific findings about religion’s biological effects, and considers the relation of these findings to ages-old traditions about belief and healing. Jesus, Exorcist and Healer Chapter Two: The Seer of Bayside Joseph P.
In the chapters that follow, she reviews various studies on healing, and compares Christian healing with practices in other histtory, suggesting, for instance, that Christians have borrowed some of their methods from other religions and cultures. Natural Law Anver M.
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Faith in the Great Physician: Ebook This title is available as fhe ebook. Wacker, author of Heaven Below: Ignatius was the first to describe the eucharist as the medicine of immortality. Healing has played an important role throughout the history of Christianity, christlanity to Amanda Porterfield.
Healing in Medieval Christianity. My library Help Advanced Book Search. She shows how the practice of healing has been adapted and viewed by Christians in the early church, the Middle Ages and in the 21st century.