Schlagwort: Beliefs

Hitler's Religion: The Twisted Beliefs That Drove the Third Reich

For a man whom history can never forget, Adolf Hitler remains a persistent mystery on one front – his religious faith. Atheists tend to insist Hitler was a devout Christian. Christians counter that he was an atheist. And still others suggest that he was a practicing member of the occult. None of these theories are…

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Witchcraft as a Social Diagnosis: Traditional Ghanaian Beliefs and Global Health

This interdisciplinary manuscript examines one nonprofit’s five years of medical outreach in the condemned witches village of Gnani in Ghana, focusing on the clashes between traditional Ghanaian beliefs, African religious tenets, and contemporary Western medical science. The research draws upon 1,714 patient interventions and 95 personal interviews, exposing the inherent challenges of separating indigenous beliefs…

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