Citations with the tag: WOMEN healers
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- Feng Shui for the Soul.
Kling, Cynthia // Organic Style; May/Jun2002, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p30
Profiles Tina Awad, a practitioner of energy-healing arts in Manhattan, New York City.
- I was pure energy. I was radiant. I thought I had gone completely mad.
Katra, Jane // Natural Health; May/Jun98, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p96
Focuses on how the author, a spiritual healer and how she got involved in the practice. Reference to her visit to Manila, Philippines to study psychic surgeons, where she had a serious headache; Information on a dream she experienced giving instructions about how to heal with her own hands;...
- Women healers reinstated.
McLean, Una // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/28/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6304, p1453
Focuses on women on the field of medicine as health providers. Discrimination from the male counterparts; Contributory alliances of women on health services; Emphasis on the political nature for the control of healing practice.
- The Hands of Guadalupe.
Mines, Stephanie // Massage Magazine; Jul/Aug2003, Issue 104, p48
Profiles curandera or women healer Leopoldina Rendon. Mayan massage practice; Impact of Guadalupe or religious belief; Origin of her knowledge on curanderismo. INSET: 7 Ways to Use the Tools of Curanderismo in Your Practice.
- My body BELONGS TO someone else.
Hamilton, Julie // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press); 1/17/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p83
Focuses on paranormal experiences of a woman spiritual healer in Sydney, New South Wales. Information on a soul contract made by the healer; Description of the emergence of paranormal energy witnessed by the healer's husband.
- Die sosio-ekonomiese posisie van vroulike kragdokters by die Nkuna van Ritavi.
Pienaar, Lize C.; de Beer, F.C. // South African Journal of Ethnology; 2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p164
Examines the socioeconomic status of traditional healers amongst the Nkuna of Ritavi in South Africa. Categorization of traditional healers; Lack of conformation of income with requirements of modern society; Additional means used by the healers to supplement income.
- FANTASTIC JOURNEYS.
Pienaar, Lize C.; de Beer, F.C. // Odyssey; Feb2001, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p44
Relates the experience of a 16-year-old girl about using medicinal plants in Samoa and her friendship with a native female healer named Pela Lilo.
- Editors' Introduction.
Johnson-DeBaufre, Melanie; Plaskow, Judith // Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (Indiana University Pres; Fall2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the recipients of the Elizabeth SchÃ¼ Fiorenza New Scholar Award, the rituals performed by a woman Hindu healer, and the religious aspects of early feminism.
- Gazan Healer Murdered for Witchcraft.
Johnson-DeBaufre, Melanie; Plaskow, Judith // Middle East Quarterly; Fall2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p45
The article reports that Jabriyeh Abu Kanas was murdered in the Gaza Strip for allegedly practicing witchcraft when in fact she treated the ill using traditional methods, according to her relatives.
- Women Healers Exhibit.
Sheppard, Michael // AUANews; Dec2007, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p17
The article discusses the highlights of the Women Healers exhibit at the 2007 annual meeting of the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History held on June 28 in Anaheim, California. There were an estimate of 120 guests who attended the exhibit. The earliest female physicians from Turkey,...
- Biographical Dictionary of Women Healers (Book).
Norden, Margaret K. // Library Journal; 7/15/2002, Vol. 127 Issue 12, p68
Reviews the book 'Biographical Dictionary of Women Healers: Midwives, Nurses and Physicians,' edited by Laurie Scrivener.
- Healing through energy: the Yuen Method.
Cano, Angele // Hub (Hay River, NT); 6/29/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 18, p11
The article reports that healer Inge Lindaas will hold a workshop on the Yuen Method, an energy healing method that can heal in person and at a distance, at the Hay River Library in Hay River, Northwest Territories on June 30, 2011. Lindaas relates the incident that made him decide to learn the...
- the Qualities of Mercy Begin With Me.
Allen, Deborah // Massage Magazine; Jan/Feb2005, Issue 113, p168
The article features the story of a female practitioner who herself was an addict. She had been addicted to painkillers and was trained in energy work, bodywork and psychology for 10 years. Then she played the role of a helper to people and since then she has been working as a healer. She enjoys...
Schillace, Brandy; Gaines, Atwood // Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry; Sep2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p419
The article discusses various topics discussed within the issue, including one by Goodman and Friedman-Peleg on the professional therapy of post-traumatic stress disorder, another by Myers on a cultural case study the culture of recovery for people with schizophrenia, and anotherby Popper-Giveon...
- In Faith and Hope.
Hewitt, Bill; Duffy, Tom // People; 12/21/98, Vol. 50 Issue 23, p146
Examines the celebrity bestowed upon Audrey Santo, a teenager in Worcester, Massachusetts. Santo as comatose since the age of three and her supposed power to heal; The number of people that flock to her home; Factors that lend support to the belief that she is close to God, such as the...
- The Capitalist Spirit.
Sharlet, Jeff // New York; 1/24/2005, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p40
Focuses on the job of Bhakti Sondra Shaye as spiritual healer in New York City. Ritual she performed to make real estate properties sell; Process involved in the healing called Emotional Cord Cutting; Claim that she earns more money in her new work than as an attorney for Davis Polk & Wardwell.
- FROM SURVIVAL TO RESPECT: THE NARRATIVE PERFORMANCES AND RITUAL AUTHORITY OF A FEMALE HINDU HEALER.
Allocco, Amy L. // Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion (Indiana University Pres; Spring2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p101
This essay argues that through narrative performance, Valliyammal, a female Hindu healer from South India, earns respect (matippu or mariyatai), creates and maintains her ritual authority in both her domestic shrine and in public temple spaces, and legitimates her unusual religious leadership...
- Relationship Building: A Best Practice Model for Aboriginal Women's Health Research.
Manitowabi, Susan; Gauthier-Frohlick, Denise // Native Social Work Journal; Aug2012, Vol. 8, p57
The article explores the partnership between Aboriginal women healers and Aboriginal women researchers in Canada on the development of holistic and culturally appropriate healing techniques. It notes the two research projects designed to determine the effectiveness of traditional healing...
- Witches, Midwives & Nurses: A History of Women Healers.
Kirby, Jane // Briarpatch; May/Jun2011, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p35
The article reviews the book "Witches, Midwives & Nurses: A History of Women Healers," by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English.
- Chapter 4: Artes y Oficios.
Kirby, Jane // Diosas y Mortales: Las Mujeres en ï¿½poca Prehispï¿½nica; 2008, p22
No abstract available.
- Contesting the Future Traditional Arab Women Healers in Israel.
Popper-Giveon, Ariela; Jonathan J., Ventura. // European Journal of Scientific Research; Jan2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p6
This article deals with fortune-telling in the context of traditional Arab women healers in Israel. The two major themes presented are: Fortune-telling as a part of traditional healing practices and fortune-telling as a unique feminine practice performed by women, for women and centered on...
- Women as Healers; Women as Clients: The Encounter Between Traditional Arab Women Healers and Their Clients.
Popper-Giveon, Ariela; Al-Krenawi, Alean // Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry; Sep2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p468
Interviews conducted with Arab women in Israel who sought treatment from traditional women healers show that such women undergo a change of both a personal and a social nature after the visit. This study enumerates and analyzes the aspects of this change and concludes that visiting traditional...
- Adapted Traditions: The Case of Traditional Palestinian Women Healers in Israel.
Popper-Giveon, Ariela // Forum: Qualitative Social Research; May2009, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p1
This article examines transformations in the roles and treatment practices of traditional Palestinian women healers in Israel. Comparing narratives of women healers residing in Jewish- Arab mixed cities in central Israel with those of their counterparts in the Bedouin community of the Negev...
- Women in Medicine 2007 Exhibit.
Engel, Rainer M. E. // AUANews; Mar2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p8
The article offers information on the exhibit "Women Healers," to be presented during the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, at the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History in Anaheim, California in May 2007. The exhibit will trace the history of women's involvement in...
- Women Healers.
Engel, Rainer M. E. // AUANews; May2007, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p22
The article presents a brief history of women healers, with an emphasis on women urologists. It is stated that women were an integral and respected part of the healing arts in antiquity as evidenced by the practice of worshiping goddesses as healers in ancient Egypt. The barriers to accepting...
- Teresa Urrea: Mexican Mystic, Healer, and Apocalyptic Revolutionary.
Nava, Alex // Journal of the American Academy of Religion; Jun2005, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p497
This article is a study of the mystical and apocalyptic dimensions of Teresa Urrea. As explained in this article, Urrea's mystical experiences and visions are unique for their connection with a prophetic-apocalyptic and political worldview. This apocalyptic dimension is more than a communication...
- The Moyas: Painful Memories Eased by Healing Hands.
Randolph, Max // La Herencia; 2009, Vol. 63, p24
The article focuses on the genealogy of Moyas family in Santa Fe, New Mexico and MarÃa's fame as a curandera. The Moyas began with the union of Luis MarÃa Moya and Ramoncita Ortiz on January 31, 1875. Accordingly, MarÃa del Refugio Lobato was married by Juan Bautista, the eldest in the...
- Sigrun's Secret.
Harding, Ros // School Librarian; Summer2011, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p118
The article reviews the book "Sigrun's Secret," by Marie-Lousie Jensen.
- No Friends in the Holy Office: Black and Mulatta Women Healing Communities and Answering to the Inquisition in Seventeen Century Mexico.
Gonzales, Rhonda M. // Journal of Pan African Studies; Jul2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
This article examines Inquisition proceedings brought against three Black and Mulatta women for heretical practices. As far as the Inquisition was concerned, the wide-ranging healing work the women did in and for their communities was unlicensed and unsanctioned. In its view, the women were...
- Old Letivia and the Mountain of Sorrows (Book).
González-Jensen, Margarita // Multicultural Review; Dec96, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p83
Reviews the book "Old Letivia and the Mountain of Sorrows," by Nicholasa Mohr, illustrated by Rudy GutiÃ©rrez.
- WOMEN HEALERS of the WORLD: The Traditions, History, and Geography of Herbal Medicine.
Keville, Kathi // American Herb Association Quarterly Newsletter; Autumn2014, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p8
No abstract available.
- PART TWO: Historical Biographies: MARY SEACOLE.
Keville, Kathi // Remember Me: Achievements of Mixed Race People, Past & Present; 2006, p73
A biography of Mary Seacole, a skilled healer with knowledge of Caribbean and European traditional herbal medicine, is presented. Seacole helped deal with the cholera epidemic in Kingston, Jamaica in 1850 and then travelled to England in October 1854 to help the wounded soldiers in the Crimean...
- Los cuerpos y las mujeres kaqchikeles.
Delfina Chirix García, Emma // Desacatos; 2009, Issue 30, p147
The article presents an ethnographic study of Cakchikel women and their views on the human body, human sexuality and body care. The author discusses the different terminology and conceptualization used by Cakchikel women to refer to bodies and sexuality in the Cakchikel language. She explores...
- BRINGING ZEN HOME: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals.
STARLING, JESSICA // Pacific Affairs; Sep2013, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p649
The article reviews the book "Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals," by Paula Arai.
- New Uses of Traditional Healing in Contemporary Irish Literature.
Lynch, Patricia A. // Estudios Irlandeses; 2012, Issue 7, p61
This is a comparative study in two ways. After a summary of the historical and cultural research into traditional healing which is relevant to this article, then some comments about the general usage of such themes in contemporary Irish literature, the article moves on to examine the role and...
- Pioneer Healers: The History of Women Religious in American Health Care.
Chase, Elise // Library Journal; 2/1/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p68
Reviews the book "Pioneer Healers: The History of Women Religious in American Health Care," edited by Ursula Stepsis and Delores Liptak.
- A Biographical Dictionary of Women Healers: Midwives, Nurses, and Physicians (Book).
Chase, Elise // Booklist; 10/1/2002, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p354
Reviews the book 'Biographical Dictionary of Women Healers: Midwives, Nurses and Physicians,' by Laurie Scrivener and J. Suzanne Barnes.
- "Commissioned by God": Mother Bickerdyke during the Civil War.
Sartin, Jeffrey S. // Military Medicine; Oct2003, Vol. 168 Issue 10, p773
Mary Ann Bickerdyke, nurse, herbalist, and humanitarian, stood out as a singular figure during the American Civil War and afterward. She advocated nutrition and herbal medicines at a time when "heroic," if futile, treatments were often the rule. Her compassion toward ill soldiers was legendary...
- "UNTO THEIR ASSEMBLY, MINE HONOR, BE NOT THOU UNITED": TUVIYA COHEN AND THE MEDICAL MARKETPLACE IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD.
ZINGER, NIMROD // Korot; 2009/2010, Vol. 20, p67
The article discusses early modern Jewish physician Tuviya Cohen, examining his views on various kinds of healers. It focuses his opinions of "wise women," barbers, and Ba'alei Shem, or healers employing practical Kabbala. The author also comments on the views of Jewish physicians Yosef Shlomo...
- The Image of the Female Healer in Western Vernacular Literature of the Middle Ages.
Harper, April // Social History of Medicine; Apr2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p108
This article examines the image of the female healer in a variety of western medieval secular literary texts. Whilst many depictions of the female healer corroborate the findings of recent studies of women's medical practice, the occasional divergences shed light on changes in cultural,...
- FEAKLE'S BIDDY EARLY: a victim of 'moral panic'?
Rainsford, John // History Ireland; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p28
A biography of traditional healer Biddy Early of County Clare, Ireland is presented. It examines accusations that she was a witch and comments on her conflicts with the Catholic Church and medical professionals. The author also examines the context of nineteenth century land conflicts and...
- Traditional Healing, Modern Practices.
GADOUA, RENÉE K. // Publishers Weekly; 9/15/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 37, p22
No abstract available.
- FEMALE RITUAL HEALING IN MORMONISM.
Stapley, Jonathan A.; Wright, Kristine // Journal of Mormon History; Winter2011, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the history of female ritual healing in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). It comments on the views of several Mormon leaders, including Joseph Smith, Joseph Fielding Smith, and Brigham Young. The authors examine healing practices, such as washing and...
- â€˜Go and see Nell; She'll put you rightâ€™: The Wisewoman and Working-Class Health Care in Early Twentieth-century Lancashire.
Moore, Francesca // Social History of Medicine; Nov2013, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p695
This paper explores health care in one Lancashire working-class community during the golden age of biomedicine. Both the biomedical and alternative medical services available in the town are examined. The services provided by one community â€˜wisewomanâ€™; ranging from the respectable,...