London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2006.
xvi, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bible world (London, England)
Formatted Contents Note
Where theory and practice meet : a way toward transformation Scoping healing Sighting gender Changing lenses : shaping vision Feminist Postcolonial Ecological Collecting tools Socio-rhetorical approach Theological meaning-making : an outcome Women healing/healing women : a new listening to antiquity In the beginning ... Agamede and Polydama Midwife and physician : early hints of professional healing Through the eyes of women healing in professional Hippocratic medicine Mousa, Antiochis, Secunda, Sotira : gendering professional medicine Pharmaka, magica, hygieia : when reality and stereotype meet, what lies beyond? Her home and his household Pharmaka and magica Religious healing Hygeia and Asclepius Women healing in biblical Judaism Telling stories of women healing/healing women : the gospel of Mark The Markan world of healing A fevered woman is raised up to diakonia (Mark 1:29-31) A young girl and a woman with a blood flow are healed (Mark 5:21-43) A daughter is healed of an unclean spirit (7:24-31) Healing women/women healing in the Markan health care system : a summary A woman pours out healing ointment (Mark 14:3-9) Re-telling stories of women healing/healing women : the gospel of Matthew Re-telling the raising up of Peter's mother-in-law to diakonia (Matt. 8:14-15) Re-telling the young girl raised and the woman saved (Matt. 9:18-26) A demon-possessed daughter is healed (Matt. 15:21-28) Retelling the pouring out of healing ointment (Matt. 26:6-13) Women cured of evil spirits and infirmities : the gospel of Luke Women healed of evil spirits and infirmities (Luke 8:1-3) Another woman healed for diakonia? (Luke 4:38-39) A woman bent over (Luke 13:10-17) Martha and Mary (Luke 10:38-42) Women healing : a remainder.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references pages -247 and indexes.