The Patient Body: Our Sick Body Politic

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Politicizing sick bodies and the body politic’s sickness. Continue Reading →

The Patient Body: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’s Spiritual Causes and Cures

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: People suffering from a disease that medicine won’t take seriously look to religion for answers. Continue Reading →

The Patient Body: Phyllis Schlafly’s Urology

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Bathrooms, civil rights legislation, and holding it. Continue Reading →

The Patient Body: A Conversation with Ann Neumann & Kali Handelman

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.

This month: Editor Kali Handelman interviews Ann Neumann

about her new book, The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in American.  Continue Reading →