SPIRIT VERSUS SCALPEL: Traditional Healing and Modern Psychotherapy.
Edition: First printing.
Westport, CT & London: Bergin & Garvey, (1995). Hardcover first edition - "Unique presentation of traditional and modern healing and mental health practices." Forewords by Albert Pepitone and Uwe P. Gielen, introduction by the editors. Contains 15 papers, including J. Beatty "Cultural Perceptions of Life & Death"; D.A.Louw & E. Pretorius "The Traditional Healer in a Multicultural Society: The South African Experience"; E. Golomb "Oracles in Ladakh: A Personal Experience"; N.R. Mrinal, et al: "Traditional Healing in India"; S.S. de Silva & W.J. Epps "A Study of Curative Options Available in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka"; A. Jorge "'Mesa Blanca': A Puerto Rican Healing Tradition"; R. Spires- Robin & P. McGarrahan "The Healing Practices of Mexican Spiritualism"; M. Fischer "Shamanism in Alaska";and more. Index. Notes on contributors xxv, 219 pp. ISBN: 0-897894065.
Condition: Very near fine in blue cloth with silver lettering.