Highlights among his publications include The Sacred Self: A Cultural Phenomenology of Charismatic Healing
(1); Embodiment and Experience: The Existential Ground of Culture and Self (2); Language, Charisma and Creativity: Ritual life in the Catholic Charismatic Renew (3); Body/Mind/Healing (4).
Since that year, the Singapore Archdiocesan Catholic Council for Ecumenical Dialogue, an "Ad Hoc Protestant Team," and Alpha Singapore have organized an annual "Ecumenical Charismatic Healing
Service." The purpose is to "give Protestants and Catholics the opportunity to worship God, commit to love one another, and minister the Lord's healing as one." (15) The leaders on the Protestant team--including the Methodist and Lutheran bishops, Wee Boon Hup and Terry Kee--are charismatic.
However, charismatic healing
must also be discounted as there is no contact between Babu and his patients.
Former priest Francis MacNutt took a different path--through the charismatic healing
The technique Seamus and the other charismatic healing
ministers use starts with breaking curses they believe people have unwittingly invited into their lives, had thrust upon them or inherited down the generations.
In addition, Brown argues that the continual dissolution and reestablishment of boundaries between sacred and secular spaces in pentecostal and charismatic healing
is characteristic of globalization and ought to be understood in relation to the repositioning of the U.S.
To demonstrate the consistency of spiritual experiences across time, the author explores spirit relations in the Catholic charismatic healing
movement, showing that they too involve a divine other modeled on the self, in both its positive and negative aspects.
"If healing occurs through energy that the healer transfers to the sick person, either through psychic charge or through a different store of energy, it has nothing to do with charismatic healing
. Additionally, there may be a danger of evil infiltration.
While C.'s book is undoubtedly an important contribution to the study of the Catholic charismatic movement, and while, in conjunction with his earlier The Sacred Self: A Cultural Phenomenology of Charismatic Healing
, it is indispensable reading for anyone studying the movement, it is not free from controversy.
(3) This essay calls for new narratives of sacred space that map the ways that pentecostal and charismatic healing
practices have proliferated, diversified, and sacralized a growing number and variety of physical, social, and linguistic spaces in the past hundred years.
(52) A nuance of Cox's assertion, "the sacred self", is what Csordas proposes as the centre of charismatic healing
and deliverance ministry in North America.
To what extent are healing prayers and charismatic healing
linked with or dissociated from any form of business?