Swedenborg, Mesmer, And The Mind/Body Connection: The Roots Of Complementary Medicine

Swedenborg, Mesmer, And The Mind/Body Connection: The Roots Of Complementary Medicine

by JOHN S. HALLER
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0877853304

ISBN-13: 9780877853305

Pub. Date: 09/01/2010

Publisher: Swedenborg Foundation Publishers

Complementary and alternative healing encompass a wide range of practices that share a common ground: the belief that our physical well-being is inextricably linked to an unseen world beyond our physical senses. Our view of that world can be traced to two key thinkers: Emanuel Swedenborg and Franz Anton Mesmer.

Who were these men, and what shaped their

Overview

Complementary and alternative healing encompass a wide range of practices that share a common ground: the belief that our physical well-being is inextricably linked to an unseen world beyond our physical senses. Our view of that world can be traced to two key thinkers: Emanuel Swedenborg and Franz Anton Mesmer.

Who were these men, and what shaped their thought? How did their ideas capture the public imagination? How did they speak to movements as diverse as utopianism, Spiritualism, psychic healing, and homeopathy? Historian John S. Haller traces the threads of Swedenborg’s and Mesmer’s influence through the history of nineteenth-century medicine, illuminating the lasting impact these men have had on concepts of alternative healing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877853305
Publisher:
Swedenborg Foundation Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Series:
Swedenborg Studies
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >