No healing here

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The final chapter of the book concludes on the findings of the preceding chapters, and critically discusses to what extent the analysis as a whole has adequately accounted for the work of the invisible in Islamic and psychiatric healing. If the invisible is indeed invisible, as claimed both by existential phenomenologists like Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Emmanuel Levinas, as well as in Islamic theology, it would be problematic if the analysis of Islamic exorcisms and Danish psychiatry had succeeded in outlining and visualising the work of the invisible in any finite or exhaustive way. For this reason the final chapter of the book is dedicated to those aspects of the treatments that – as pockets of still unexplored invisibility – stubbornly refuse to fit within the overall analytical scheme of the book.

Descending with angels

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