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Faith as a Means of Healing: Traditional Medicine and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church In and Around Lalibela

@inproceedings{Anderson2007FaithAA,
  title={Faith as a Means of Healing: Traditional Medicine and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church In and Around Lalibela},
  author={Lauren C. Anderson},
  year={2007}
}
Home Institution Villanova University Publication Date Fall 2007 Program Name Ethiopia: Sacred Traditions and Visual Culture Abstract This paper examines and explores the relationship between indigenous medical traditions in Ethiopia and the healing rituals of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The practices still upheld by the Church today are explored in depth as is the prevalence of debtera, church educated traditional healers in Ethiopia. The relationship between traditional and modern modes of… 
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