Healing words: the power of prayer and the practice of medicine

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HarperSanFrancisco, Sep 3, 1993 - Health & Fitness - 291 pages
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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.

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User Review  - IonaS - LibraryThing

Larry Dossey is one of the better authors out there. He is an M.D., and in this book discusses the healing effects of prayer. Not many medical doctors are aware of the power of prayer, far less use it ... Read full review

HEALING WORDS: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Physician Dossey (Medicine and Meaning, 1991, etc.) continues to probe links between medicine and spirituality in this popular study of the healing power of prayer. Prayer heals? Hardly news in the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
1 Saints and Sinners Health and Illness
13
Setting
37
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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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