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Testing prayer : science and healing / Candy Gunther Brown.

By: Brown, Candy Gunther.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012Description: x, 372 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780674064676 (hbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Spiritual healing -- Pentecostal churches | Toronto blessingDDC classification: 234/.131
Contents:
Introduction: the magisteria of science and religion -- From Toronto Blessing to global awakening: healing and the spread of Pentecostal-Charismatic networks -- Why are biomedical tests of prayer controversial? -- Are healing claims documented? -- How do sufferers perceive healing prayer? -- Can health outcomes of prayer be measured? -- Do healing experiences produce lasting effects? -- Conclusion: what science can show about prayer.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-352) and index.

Introduction: the magisteria of science and religion -- From Toronto Blessing to global awakening: healing and the spread of Pentecostal-Charismatic networks -- Why are biomedical tests of prayer controversial? -- Are healing claims documented? -- How do sufferers perceive healing prayer? -- Can health outcomes of prayer be measured? -- Do healing experiences produce lasting effects? -- Conclusion: what science can show about prayer.

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