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Religion and medicine of the Gã people

M. J. Field

Religion and medicine of the Gã people

by M. J. Field

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traditional medicine.,
  • Gã (African people),
  • Magic -- Ghana.,
  • Medicine -- Ghana.,
  • Ghana -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.J. Field.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 2 l., 214 p., 1 l. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15072945M

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    religious people actually live longer,” says Harold G. Koenig, director of the Duke University’s Center for the Study of Religion, Spirituality, and Health. “Not one of my professors in medical school even suggested there was any connection between health andFile Size: 38KB. Modern Medicine: The New World Religion By Olivier Clerc, France When the Christian missionaries of the last three or four centuries were evangelizing so-called "primitive people,” they believed that they had only to destroy or burn the various cult objects of these people in order to eradicate their religions, superstitions and customs.

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Religion and medicine of the Gã people by M. J. Field Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Field, Margaret Joyce. Religion and medicine of the Gã people. Presbyterian Book Depot [, ] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Field, Margaret J.

Religion and medicine of the Gã people. London, New York [etc.] Oxford University Press, Medicine, Religion, and Health: Where Science and Spirituality Meet will be the first title published in the new Templeton Science and Religion Series, in which scientists from a wide range of fields distill their experience and knowledge into brief tours of their respective specialties.

In this, the series' maiden volume, Dr. Harold G. Koenig provides an overview of the relationship between Cited by: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret J Field Add tags for "Religion and medicine of the Gã people.". Be the first. Similar Items. Related Subjects: (11) Medicine -- Ghana. Magic -- Ghana.

Gã (African people) Ghana -- Religion. Magic. Medicine. Religion. Ghana. Medizin. Ritus. Confirm this request. You may have already requested. The Gã people occupy parts of the Gold Coast region of western Africa, and the present volume is the result of a number of years of studies of the tribe by the author.

The work gained the author a doctorate at the London University. Of its three parts the second deals with the principles and. Religion and Medicine of the Ga People Hardcover – December 1, by Margaret J.

Field (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Margaret J.

Field. By the end of the French Revolution inthe separation of medicine from religion had become nearly complete. Medicine and religion would grow more and more separate with time, and as scientific medicine progressed after World War II, religion’s influence soon disappeared (with the exception of hospitals that carried religious names).

The Ga-Dangbe, Gã-Daŋbɛ, Ga-Dangme, or GaDangme are an ethnic group in Ghana and Ga and Dangbe people are grouped respectively as part of the Ga–Dangme ethnolinguistic group.

The Ga-Dangmes are one ethnic group that lives primarily in the Greater Accra of Ghana. Ethnic Ga family names (surnames) such as Tagoe, Dodoo, Lartey, Nortey. INTRODUCTION. Spirituality is an important determinant of physical, emotional, and social health.[] Spirituality today is an essential aspect of health care that is often not adequately addressed in modern-day medical practice.[] Interest in the relationship between spirituality, religion, and clinical care has increased in the last 15 years.

Linking religion with medicine may seem intuitive. But, as we argue along with a group of healthcare chaplains and biomedical researchers in a report in the June 22 New England Journal of Medicine. Ga, also spelled Gan, or Gã, people of the southeast coast of Ghana, speaking a dialect of the Kwa branch of Niger-Congo Ga are descended from immigrants who came down the Niger River and across the Volta during the 17th century.

The Ga-speaking peoples were organized into six independent towns (Accra, Osu, Labadi, Teshi, Nungua, and Tema).

Religion and spirituality. Spirituality has been ascribed many different definitions in different contexts, but a general definition is: an individual's search for meaning and purpose in life.

Spirituality is distinct from organized religion in that spirituality does not necessarily need a religious framework. That is, one does not necessarily need to follow certain rules, guidelines. This book explores the ways in which the body is sacred in Western medicine, as well as how this idea is played out in questions of life and death, of the autopsy and of the meanings attributed to illnesses and disease.

Ritual and religious modifications to, and limitations on what may be done to the body raise cross cultural issues of great complexity philosophically and theologically, as Reviews: 1. The patient consultation as confessional. The use of long latin words that the patient cannot understand.

The rituals and incantations of medicine have clear parallels with religion. Or would that be the other way round. You could go on and on. It is easy to understand why many aspects of medicine and religion mirror each other. Medieval Medicine And The Effects Of Religion / Superstition On Medical Practices.

Medieval Medicine An exploration of medieval medicine and the effects of religion/superstition on medical practices. The medical learning and advancements of antiquity were suspended in their course during the middle ages (c - C.E.).

People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians. It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves.

The Quran uses the term in reference to Jews, Christians and Sabians in a variety of contexts, from religious polemics to. Abstract. This paper provides a comprehensive and dynamic profile of religion-medicine interrelationships.

This profile is drawn from the respective characteristics of religion and medicine, as well as from historic and contemporary literature regarding their by:   Some patients are prepared to die rather than accept treatment that is against their beliefs.

Emine Saner on the dilemmas doctors face when medical ethics clash with Author: Emine Saner. Throughout much of the modern era, faith healing received attention only when it came into conflict with biomedical practice. During the s, however, American culture changed dramatically and religious healing became a commonplace feature of our society.

Increasing numbers of mainstream churches and synagogues began to hold held "healing services" and. Religion and medicine have a long, intertwined, tumultuous history, going back thousands of years. Only within the past years (less than 5 percent of recorded history) have these twin healing traditions been clearly separate.

This series on religion and medicine begins with a historical review, proceeding from prehistoric times through Cited by:. Medicine and Religion: A Historical Introduction (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press (in press, forthcoming, Spring, ) While there are many books that deal with medicine and religion, and still more that explore or describe the broader subjects of spirituality and healing, broad historical surveys of the subject are relatively uncommon.Caring for the body and caring for the spirit need not be the domains of separate practitioners.

To this end, Yale Divinity School and the Yale School of Medicine offer a joint-degree program leading to the Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Religion and Doctor of Medicine degrees.

Students are required to apply simultaneously to both schools and indicate on the.medicine and religion; and (4) religion subsumed under medicine (pp.

4–5). Such an approach avoids the extremes of the old – largely discredited – science vs. religion w arfare.