Call for Contributions: Soul and Body Diseases, Remedies and Healing in Jewish, Christian and Muslim literature

Abstract deadline: 1 February 2021

Chapter deadline: 31 December 2021

Topics devoted to historical science must, without a doubt, always take into account the realities of the present. In this sense, in the context of a global pandemic, a re-evaluation of the sources and a look through the respective lenses of the vast historical literature associated with the world’s three largest monotheistic religions are justified in order to answer the following questions: What did previous generations and individuals learn about illnesses? What did people of different religious or confessional backgrounds believe about diseases of the soul and the body? And what psychological and/or social effects did their convictions have in terms of remedies?

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Soul and Body Diseases, Remedies and Healing in Jewish, Christian and Muslim literature