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Healing and restoring : health and medicine in the world's religious traditions / edited by Lawrence E. Sullivan.

By: Sullivan, Lawrence Eugene, 1949-
Language: English Publisher: New York, London : Macmillan, 1989.Description: xx, 468p. ; 23.5cm.ISBN: 0029237912
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Bibl.: p.449-458. - Contents: Buddhist medical history / J.M. Kitagawa; Chinese Buddhist traditions of healing and the life cycle / R. Birnbaum; Health care in contemporary Japanese religions / E. Ohnuki-Tierney; Hinduism and the tradition of Ayurveda / D.M. Knipe; Health and medicine in the living traditions of Hinduism / S. Kakar; Despair and recovery in Sinhala medicine and religion / G. Obeyesekere; Islam and health/medicine / F. Rahman; Medicine and the living tradition of Islam / P. Antes; Religion and healing in an African community: the Akan of Ghana / K. Appiah-Kubi; Health, religion and medicine in central and southern African traditions / J.M. Janzen; Afro-Caribbean spirituality: a Haitian case study / K. McCarthy Brown; Polynesian religious foundations of Hawaiian concepts regarding wellness and illness / K. Luomala; Health, religion and medicine in native North American traditions / A. Hultkrantz; Mesoamerican religious tradition and medicine / B.R. Ortiz de Montellano; Religious foundations of health and medical powers in South America / L.E. Sullivan.