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Published: 26 January 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190466718

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John of God

The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

Cristina Rocha

  • The first ethnographic account of the globalization of John of God's spiritual movement
  • Develops a theory of healing as a cultural process by exploring people's experiences of transformation rather than the usual focus on healers' practices
  • Draws on a decade of international fieldwork in Brazil, the US, the UK, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand

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