The Patient Body: Remaking American Exceptionalism

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Competing stories of why America is special and its elders are going hungry. Continue Reading →

The Patient Body: Marina Abramovic and the Efficacy of Performance

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine. This month: Marina Abramovic’s performances and pain. Continue Reading →

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 →

In the News: What Happened & What Now?

A round-up of recent religion news.
 
 
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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 →

In the News: Drugs! Trump! Emojis! Important Things That Aren’t Good Clickbait!

A round-up of recent religion news. Continue Reading →