In the early 1920s, English-Canadians were captivated by the urban campaigns of faith healing evangelists. Crowds squeezed into local arenas to witness the afflicted, qslain in the spirit, q casting away braces and crutches. Professional faith healers, although denounced by critics as promoting mass hypnotism, gained notoriety and followers in their call for people to choose qthe Lord for the Body.qReligion, Medicine, and Protestant Faith Healing in Canada, 1880-1930 James Opp. 45 Whorton ... On the shift from anaturala to anormala see Warner, The Therapeutic Perspective, 83a91. 47 Roberts ... See Mullin, Miracles, 93a101. 59 Carteranbsp;...
|Title||:||Lord for the Body|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2005-12-19|