Review of Reviews,  2 (1890), 577–78.

Miraculous Virtues of Cold Water. The Story of the Cures of Priest Kneipp




Publications abstracted:

Anne de Ferro Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine


Medical Treatment, Religion, Miracle, Homeopathy, Quackery, Medical Practitioners, Professionalization, Boundary Formation

    Suggests that this article on the water-cure which Sebastian Kneipp has practised in Bavaria for the past thirty years 'may produce as great a sensation as did Lady Paget's account of Count Mattei'. Of course, 'the doctors have done their best to discredit and ridicule his system, as the manner of doctors is', and they claim 'he is a quack, as he has no diploma', but even 'if he is a quack he has at least secured a distinguished patient in Baron Nathaniel Rothschild'. (577)

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