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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.
Paperback, 432 pages
Published October 31st 1997 by HarperOne (first published 1993)
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Great book, filled with miraculous stories of healing in cultures that differ from ours, I believe it is definite proof, and if not, it's superb evidence, that belief has a lot to do with everything, especially healing your own body. Wonderful documentation, references and presentation.
Virginia Ann
Sep 29, 2007 Virginia Ann rated it 5 of 5 stars
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The power of prayer and a true Physician can do miracles.
This fascinating book, written by Larry Dossey, MD, examines the existing research on the effect of healing prayer on health. The conclusion -- prayer heals.

Dr. Dossey is the former Chief of Staff of Humana Medical City in Dallas TX and spent years firmly believing in strict science and traditional Western medicine as the tools for healing. While coming to grips with his own spiritual life, Dossey discovered that prayer does indeed compliment tradition medicine and sometimes heals.

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Peggy Hamann
An interesting read that delves into the science of medicine and the power of prayer and How both can coexist.
Jaw-dropping and extremely important. This is NOT a self-help book, it's a wise, rigorous, empirical look at prayer and healing. It profoundly altered my understanding of spirituality, the mind, and the laws of nature. Very highly recommended!
Interesting. Looks at possible links between health and prayer (sometimes not taking all variables into consideration, bit still interesting.)
Carroll Straus
That the mind is non local and much of what we believe about healing is baloney. This book changed my life. And few have!
A physician notes the power of prayer in healing ourselves and others.
David Gersten
Healing Words is a great contribution to complementary and alternative medicine
Dossey is a leader in the area of healing and spiritual thought.
This book helped me understand the truth of prayer's power.
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