Healing Words

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HarperCollins, Oct 31, 1997 - Religion - 432 pages
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In this groundbreaking classic linking prayer and health, physician Larry Dossey shares the latest evidence connecting prayer, healing, and medicine. Using real-life examples and personal anecdotes, Dossey proves how prayer can be as valid a healing tool as drugs or surgery.

Dossey explores which methods of prayer show the greatest potential for healing; presents compelling evidence that patients' and doctors' belief in a treatment increases its efficacy; explains that discoveries in modern physics allow us to integrate the spiritual and the scientific and make the power of prayer provable in the lab; and much more.

Provocative, engaging, and powerfully instructive, Healing Words restores the spiritual art of healing to the science of medicine.

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User Review  - Iona Stewart - Goodreads

Larry Dossey is one of the better authors out there. He is an MD, 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

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User Review  - Rivka Levy - Goodreads

contains good information, but wasn't so impressed with the author's own (sceptical...) conclusions about what the scientific information about prayer working is actually telling us, healthwise and spiritually. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

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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