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Shamanism in the Philippines

Pedro B. Bernaldez

Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
ISBN 10: 3659152633 / ISBN 13: 9783659152634
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Title: Shamanism in the Philippines

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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Paperback. 84 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.Shamanism in the Philippines is a case analysis of a principal shaman and her advocates in the urban barangay of Pigcale in the city of Legazpi. It analyzes the phenomenon of faith healing and its implications to health education. The use of social research methodology and data gathering strategy and tools lend first-hand information upon which analysis and interpretations are made. Implications to health education are derived with the intention of recommending to health educators and practitioners measures to deal with shamanist beliefs and practices. Narratives of the principal case describes the shamans plight. Views of patients, advocates and observers enrich the descriptions of the shamans experiences and practices. Spirituality is interwoven with folk practice using incantation, prayers and basic implements in curing maladies. Hidden facts can be surmised from the analysis of why shamanism in the Philippines is advocated by a large sector of the public. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659152634

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Synopsis: Shamanism in the Philippines is a case analysis of a principal shaman and her advocates in the urban barangay of Pigcale in the city of Legazpi. It analyzes the phenomenon of faith healing and its implications to health education. The use of social research methodology and data gathering strategy and tools lend first-hand information upon which analysis and interpretations are made. Implications to health education are derived with the intention of recommending to health educators and practitioners measures to deal with shamanist beliefs and practices. Narratives of the principal case describes the shaman's plight. Views of patients, advocates and observers enrich the descriptions of the shaman's experiences and practices. Spirituality is interwoven with folk practice using incantation, prayers and basic implements in curing maladies. Hidden facts can be surmised from the analysis of why shamanism in the Philippines is advocated by a large sector of the public.

About the Author: Pedro B. and Mikhael H. Bernaldez are currently professor and student at the Dongguk University, Gyeongju City, Korea. Pedro teaches in the College of Social Sciences; Mikhael is enrolled in the College of Management and Tourism. Pedro Bernaldez is Doctor of Political Science and Doctor of Business Administration. They are father and son.

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