Body, Meaning, Healing

Body, Meaning, Healing

by T. Csordas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312293925
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/05/2002
Series: Contemporary Anthropology of Religion
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 321
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

THOMAS J. CSORDAS is Armington Professor of Anthropology and Religion at Case Western Reserve University and author of The Sacred Self and Language, Charisma, and Creativity.

Table of Contents

PART I: CHARISMATIC TRANSFORMATIONS The Rhetoric of Transformation in Ritual Healing Embodiment as a Paradigm for Anthropology A Handmaid's Tale The Affliction of Martin PART II: NAVAJO TRANSFORMATIONS Ritual Healing and the Politics of Identity in Contemporary Navajo Society Talk to Them So That They Understand The Sore That Does Not Heal Words from the Holy People PART II: MODULATIONS OF EMBODIMENT Somatic Modes of Attention Shades of Representation and Being in Virtual Reality

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