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inedia

Pesudomedicine
The alleged ability to live without food.
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She opens Part I with a review of cross-cultural accounts of levitation, stigmata, and inedia, the "ability of the body to survive without food, and sometimes without drink" (p.
Entre las economias mas importantes de America Larina, Mexico y Brasil ocupan una posicion intermedia, con valores de 1.36 y 1.62, respectivamente, lo que supone valores por debajo de la inedia de los 18 paises considerados (1.68).
Instead, he focuses almost immediately on Alpais's inedia, her miraculous fasting, as her most remarkable attribute, thereby inviting a comparison of Alpais's fasting and the Publican girl's abstention from food.
Questo tormento non conosce alba ne tramonto, questa inedia di stagno, questa noia greve, quest'ansia ferma, questa melanconia amaricante....
Marthe Robin, for example, chose not to speak of her stigmata, inedia, or ecstasies.
The last chapter treats the religious bonds between three women - Isabel de Baena, a Clarisan nun known for raptures and miraculous inedia; Isabel de Aragon, the unhappily-married Duchess of the Infantado and devotee of the nun; and Isabel de Ortiz, Aragon's servant and the spiritual mediator between her mistress and the nun.