Christian Healing and Christian Dying
The five papers published in the latest issue of Studies in World Christianity were all originally presented at the twenty-third meeting of the Yale–Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity, held at Yale Divinity School from 27 to 29 June 2013. The theme of the conference was ‘Health, Healing, and Medicine in the History of Christian Missions and World Christianity’. The five papers selected for publication relate to this theme in a rich variety of ways.
- Paul Grant, Dying German in Ghana: The Basel Mission Wrestles with Grief, 1830–1918
- Michèle Miller Sigg, Carrying Living Water for the Healing of God’s People: Women Leaders in the Fifohazana Revival and the Reformed Church in Madagascar
- Marina Ngursangzeli Behera, Mizo Beliefs and the Christian Gospel: Their Interaction with Reference to the Concepts of Health and Healing
- Bill McCoy, Leprosy, Piety and Identity: The Mbuluzi Leprosy Hospital as Informal Pilgrimage Site, 1948–82
- J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, Therapeutic Strategies in African Religions: Health, Herbal Medicines and Indigenous Christian Spirituality