Healing - Pagan and Christian
This early work is an attempt to consider, in a comprehensive manner, the whole realm of the therapeutic art, as the restoration of perfect soundness to the individual by the avenues of the body, mind and spirit. A fascinating read for any alternative therapy enthusiast or historian. Contents Include: Primitive Conceptions of Disease and Death; The Primitive Doctor; The Ancient Civilisations of the Sumerians, Babylonians and the Assyrians in Relationship with the Art of Healing; The Healing Methods of the Egyptians and the Persians; The Healing Methods of the Greeks: Sacerdotal and Scientific; The Healing Methods of the Romans until the Time of Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ and Healing; Healing in the Christian Church to the Time of the Reformation. i. Sacramental; ii. Superstitious; iii. Scientific; Physical Healing to the Renaissance Period; Physical Healing from the Renaissance to Modern Times; Mental Healing: the Growth of Scientific Explanation; Spiritual Healing from the Renaissance to the Present Day; Health, Healing and Healers; and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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