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The thaumaturgical essay initially appeared in the Contemporary Review in November 1876, (2) and was republished the following year, with no significant changes, as the first and, in at least one scholar's judgment, "[b]y far the most important" (3) piece in Last Essays on Church and Religion.
Jackson Lears's condemnation of late-nineteenth-century "liberal Protestantism" as at once positivist, sentimental, and consumerist, or in Robert Bruce Mullin's tripartite division between therapeutic, sacramental, and thaumaturgical approaches to healing among early-twentieth-century Protestants.
It would be encountered alongside natural curiosities, thaumaturgical wonders, mathematical devices, paintings, musical compositions, alchemical medallions, magical machines and other books".