Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine (Google eBook)
Proving prayer to be as valid and vital a healing tool as drugs or surgery, the bestselling author of Meaning & Medicine and Recovering the Soul offers a bold integration of science and spirituality.
What people are saying - Write a review
Understanding Prayer and Healing
Factors Influencing the Efficacy of Prayer
Where Do Prayers Go?
How to Pray and What to Pray For
Love and Healing
An Inquiry into
Reviewing the Research
What Is Healing?
Your Doctors Beliefs and Why They Matter
Achterberg actually asked attitude believe Bell's theorem Benor blood cells body brain Braud C. S. Lewis cancer clinical consciousness cure death diagnosis disease distant healing doctor double-blind dream drug effects of prayer emotions evidence examined experimental experiments factors feel growth happen healers hexing human illness images influence involved Jeanne Achterberg Journal laboratory LeShan living lucid dreams medicine meditation mental Mind Science Foundation mind-body mystic negative Nick Herbert nondirected prayer nonlocal nonlocal events numbers observed outcome pain Parapsychol Parapsychology patients percent person physical physician physicist placebo possible power of prayer pray prayed-for prayer prayer group psyche psychic Psychokinetic psychological psychologist religious Sandra Ingerman scientific scientists seems shaman sick simply skeptics specific Spindrift spiritual healing Stanley Krippner stuthes subatomic subjects suggests surgery telesomatic tests Therapeutic Touch therapy things thought time-displaced tion transpersonal imagery treatment unconscious mind University York