Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine

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Harper Collins, Aug 16, 2011 - Religion - 320 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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Contents

Introduction
1
Understanding Prayer and Healing
11
Setting
37
Factors Influencing the Efficacy of Prayer
55
Where Do Prayers Go?
83
How to Pray and What to Pray For
89
Love and Healing
109
When Prayers
119
An Inquiry into
145
The Evidence
159
Reviewing the Research
169
What Is Healing?
197
Afterword
209
Spontaneous Regression
237
Notes
255
Index
277

Your Doctors Beliefs and Why They Matter
133

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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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