The Faith Healers
  • Author : James Randi
  • Release Date : 05 July 1989
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 13 : NWU:35556019523927
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Book excerpt: Looks at the history of faith healers, describes tricks used to convince people of their paranormal abilities, and explains how many leading television evangelists victimize their believers

The Faith Healers

The Faith Healers

Author : James Randi
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Looks at the history of faith healers, describes tricks used to convince people of their paranormal abilities, and explains how many leading television evangelists victimize their believers...

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Publisher : Unknown
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Author : Stephen J. Pullum
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Religion
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An insightful read for anyone who is interested in religion, this book offers fresh, biblical insight into the preaching of faith healing from a Christian perspective. • Explains how faith healers have persuaded thousands of followers over more than a century's time • Clearly differentiates between miraculous healing versus the providential • Demystifies ...

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Author : Roy Weremchuk
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When conventional medicine fails, reservations about alternative healing methods disappear. This factor led to the young Armenian-Persian faith healer Avak Hakobian being invited to the USA in 1947. His mission: to heal a paralyzed Californian millionaire`s son. Then as now, charismatic healers benefit from the assumption that they have access ...

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Author : Shawn Francis Peters
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Religion
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This book to fully examines the web of legal and ethical questions that arise when criminal prosecutions are mounted against parents whose children die as a result of religion-based medical neglect. It explores efforts to balance judicial protections for the religious liberty of faith-healers against the state's obligation to the ...

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Faith Healer

Author : Brian Friel
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Genre : Drama
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One of the masterpieces of Ireland's greatest living playwright, Faith Healer weaves together the stories of a travelling healer, his wife and his manager. From their different versions of the healer's performances and a terrible event at the centre of the drama, Friel creates a powerful and haunting work of ...

Bad Faith

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Author : Paul A Offit
Publisher : Basic Books
Genre : Medical
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In recent years, there have been major outbreaks of whooping cough among children in California, mumps in New York, and measles in Ohio's Amish country -- despite the fact that these are all vaccine-preventable diseases. Although America is the most medically advanced place in the world, many people disregard modern ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Medical
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Understand and make use of the connections between health and religion to improve your practice! Research points to a clear link between people's religious beliefs and practices and their health. These developments have ushered in a new era in health care, in which meaning and purpose stand alongside biology as ...

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Borderlands Curanderos

Author : Jennifer Koshatka Seman
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : History
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Santa Teresa Urrea and Don Pedrito Jaramillo were curanderos—faith healers—who, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, worked outside the realm of "professional medicine," seemingly beyond the reach of the church, state, or certified health practitioners whose profession was still in its infancy. Urrea healed Mexicans, Indigenous ...

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Author : Cristina Rocha
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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His book is the first ethnographic account of the global spiritual movement headed by John of God, a Brazilian faith healer. Renowned for performing surgeries using rudimentary tools such as kitchen knives and scissors, without anesthetics or asepsis, John of God is allegedly inhabited by entities, or spirits, and goes ...