Healing Words

Healing Words

The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine

eBook - 1993 | 1st ed.
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A study of the relationship between prayer and healing.
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : HarperSanFrancisco, c1993.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780062109705
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 291 p.) : ill.
Contents: Understanding prayer and healing
Saints and sinners, health and illness
Reach of the mind: setting the stage for prayer
Factors influencing the efficacy of prayer
Prayer and the unconscious mind
Where do prayers go?
How to pray and what to pray for
Love and healing
Time-displaced prayer: when prayers are answered before they are made
Your doctor's beliefs and why they matter
When prayer hurts: an inquiry into "black prayer"
God in the laboratory
Prayer and healing: reviewing the research
What is healing?
Controlled experimental trials of healing
Spontaneous regression of cancer
How good is the evidence? Prayer, meditation and parapsychology
Healing and the mind: a summing up.
Summary: A study of the relationship between prayer and healing.


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