Hansen's Disease

Judging Illness and Living Like Kings in Yomeddine

Religion and the interpretation of illness in the critically acclaimed Egyptian film Yomeddine (2018)

October 31, 2019

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Contagious Armadillos: Spreading Leprosy and Archaic Biblical Narratives

The old adage that truth is stranger than fiction is abundantly apparent in recent headlines linking together the disparate words: leprosy, armadillo, and Florida. We can add “religion” to this uncanny trinity of terms.   A number of news outlets h...

October 1, 2015