Testing prayer: why Pentecostal healing should be studied empirically

Locations
ERI room G51
Category
Arts and Law, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching
Date(s)
Tuesday 11th June 2013 (17:00-18:00)
Contact

Dr Mark Cartledge: m.j.cartledge@bham.ac.uk

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The Third Annual Walter J. Hollengweger Occasional Lecture on Pentecostal & Charismatic Christianity

Testing prayer: why Pentecostal healing should be studied empirically

by Professor Candy Gunther Brown, Indiana University

Everyone welcome!

Candy Gunther Brown received her PhD from Harvard University in 2000. She is an associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University, and is currently a visiting member of the Theology Faculty and Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at Oxford University. Her books are Testing Prayer: Science and Healing (Harvard University Press, 2012); Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing, as editor (Oxford University Press, 2011), and The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880 (University of North Carolina Press, 2004). Her latest book, The Healing Gods of Christian America: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Mainstream, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press in July 2013.