Includes bibliographical references p. -247 and indexes
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.
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