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Prescribing Faith

Medicine, Media and Religion in American Culture

Prescribing Faith by Claire Hoertz Badaracco
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The healing powers of medicine and prayer are often media headlines. Not explored is how media itself has shaped popular ideas about religion and health. Prescribing Faith traces the confluence of medicine, media and religion from mid-nineteenth century American culture to the present day. Badaracco examines how media portrays the relationship between religious faith and medicine, showing that the relationship is one fraught with conflict of interest, controversy, and paradox. Prescribing Faith offers valuable insight into deconstructing religion and medicine as shaped by today’s media.
Baylor University Press; October 2007
263 pages; ISBN 9781602580756
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Title: Prescribing Faith
Author: Claire Hoertz Badaracco
 
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