Articles By Laura Praglin

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    Laura J. Praglin received her Ph.D. in religion and the human sciences from the University of Chicago Divinity School. She holds master's degrees from Chicago and Yale in religion and social work, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa.


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      Rabbinic, Medieval, and Early Modern History of Healing

      The evolution of attitudes towards physicians, beliefs connecting illness and sin, prayers for healing, and the use of folk healing traditions.

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      Biblical Healing

      Although the Bible frowns upon magical healing practices, a clear distinction between medicine and magical healing developed only gradually.


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