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- See, e.g., Patricia Treece, Nothing Short of a Miracle: The Healing Power of the Saints (New York: Image Books, 1988); and Patricia Treece, The Sanctified Body (New York: Doubleday, 1989).
- Carmen Blacker, The Catalpa Bow: A Study of Shamanistic Practices in japan (London: Allen and Unwin, 1975), pp. 171-179.
- Ibid., pp. 235-240 and 242-244.
- A yamabushi ("one who lies in the mountains") is a member of the Shugendo order of mountain ascetics who look to En-no-Gyoja as their founder and patron saint, as it were. They wear a distinctive set of garments, striking in their color and symbolism.
- William Joseph Sneck, Charismatic Spiritual Gifts: A Phenomenological Analysis (Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1981), pp. 130-131.
- Ibid., pp. 132-134. Sneck explains and illustrates these varying "prophetic-like" spiritual gifts on pp. 162-171.
- Ibid., pp. 158-161.
- Ibid., pp. 171-172.
- Ibid., p. 219.
- Ibid., p. 184.
- Ibid., pp. 198-199.
- Ibid., p. 201.
- Ibid., pp. 202-205.
- Ibid., pp. 230-231.
- Ibid., pp. 192-194.