Prayer Is Good Medicine: How to Reap the Healing Benefits of Prayer (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Aug 16, 2011 - Religion - 272 pages
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'With the elegance of simplicity and the precision of science, Dossey shows us how we can create a lasting partnership between faith and medicine.'
DEEPACK CHOPRA, M.D.

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Outstanding work. The ressearch is amazing in this book. Real page turner. I used it a few times in research papers Read full review

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User Review  - Cicely - Goodreads

Is prayer good medicine? It helps a bit, but hasn't worked miracles for me. If this book gives people hope, that is good. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Testing Prayer Is an Act of Worship
9
The Scientific Understanding
20
Prayer Is Not Just a Placebo
26
Evaluating the Criticism That Prayer Kills
37
Prayer and False Hope
46
Praying for Others Without Their Consent
53
Using Public Funds for Prayer Research
60
A Doctor Tests Prayer
118
Overcoming Ambivalence
124
When We Need to Pray We Will
133
More Prayer Is Not Always Better
140
You Can Pray in Your Dreams
147
Glimpsing the Infinite
155
Praying Thy Will Be Done
161
The Answer Isnt Always Yes
174

Would You Want a Doctor Who Prays?
71
The Universe Is Prayer
77
Prayer Is What It Needs to Be
85
The Body Does Not Distinguish
91
Credentials Dont Matter in Prayer
103
FourLegged Forms of Prayer
112
Beware of Negative Prayer
180
Prayer Helps Us Be Warriors Not Worriers
188
Getting on a Prayer List
201
Permissions
247
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About the author (2011)

Larry Dossey, M.D., is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Healing Words, and Prayer Is Good Medicine. An authority on spiritual healing, he lectures throughout the country and has been a frequent guest on Oprah, Good Morning America, CNN, and The Learning Channel. He is responsible for introducing innovations in spiritual care to acclaimed institutions across the country. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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