Spiritual Healing: Scientific Validation of a Healing Revolution

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Vision Publications, 2001 - Medical - 597 pages
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Many believe there is no scientific evidence that supports the value of spiritual healing. Daniel Benor, M.D., reveals a world of science that few knew existed. Included in this groundbreaking book are 124 scientific studies showing that spiritual healing works! Many of the controlled studies look at the effects of spiritual healing on humans; others look at its effects on plants and animals. Some of the most interesting laboratory studies demonstrate its effect on water and other materials. You'll read how many of the world's most successful healers, such as Olga Worrall, Oszkar Estebany, and Harry Edwards describe their methods and subjective experiences. A foundation is provided for understanding the mysteries inherent in such practices as laying-on of hands, focused prayer, Reiki, and Therapeutic Touch. Book jacket.

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Chapter 1
27
Chapter 2
149
Chapter 3
162
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Daniel J. Benor, M.D. is a holistic psychiatric psychotherapist who includes bodymind approaches, spiritual awareness, and healing in his practice. He lectures and leads experiential workshops on stress management, self-healing, spiritual awareness, and healing. Dr. Benor is the author of Healing Research, Volumes 1-4 and many articles on holistic, spiritual healing. He appears internationally on radio and TV. He is a founding diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine, Coordinator for the Council for Healing (a nonprofit organization that promotes awareness of spiritual healing), and has served for many years on the advisory boards of the journals Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Subtle Energies.

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