By Joshua Russell Kahn, Stephen D'Arcy

The struggle over the tar sands in North the USA is likely one of the so much epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and it's one of many first that has controlled to particularly explicitly marry drawback for frontline groups and rapid neighborhood risks with worry for the way forward for the full planet. together with major voices concerned about the fight opposed to the tar sands, A Line within the Tar Sands deals a serious research of the impression of the tar sands and the demanding situations rivals face of their efforts to organise potent resistance.

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These substances, however, were given in infinitesimal amounts so that barely a trace of the curative agent was actually present in the drug. 38 Hahnemann’s system was appealing in part because it offered an assurance that the body, like the universe, was organized along coherent principles in harmony with the design of the divine creator. Homeopathy’s laws were, like nature itself, fixed, universal, eternal, and heralded as medicine’s answer to Newton’s laws of physics. ”39 If homeopathy prided itself on the harmonial nature of its laws, it also slipped into metaphysical understandings of health.

This pattern of female voices dominating narratives of healing was repeated throughout the divine healing movement. In the Triumphs of Faith, more than eight of every ten testimonials were written by women. 8 The collections of “faith cures” compiled by Cullis also point to the same conclusion: women were, by far, the preeminent voice in narrating personal experiences of faith healing. Because historians have tended to focus on the activities of theologians, the dramatic gendering of the divine healing movement itself has never been explored.

Given the proximity of Buffalo to the Ontario border, it is not surprising that many narratives from this province mention Judd. But The Prayer of Faith reached other areas of Canada as well. 5 Although Canadian advocates of faith healing lacked the publishing resources of their associates in the United States or Great Britain, they were nevertheless integrated within the transatlantic divine healing movement. Canadian testimonials were regularly carried in American periodicals, which had a wide circulation in Canada.

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