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faith healing

n.
The treatment of disease by means of prayer or faith in divine power.

faith healer n.

faith healing

n
treatment of a sick person through the supposed power of religious faith
faith healer n

faith′ heal`ing


n.
1. the use of religious faith or prayer to bring about healing.
2. healing believed to have been brought about by this.
[1880–85]
faith′ heal`er, n.

faith healing


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(also called spiritual healing).When the power of a god or spirit serves as a healing force.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faith healing - care provided through prayer and faith in Godfaith healing - care provided through prayer and faith in God
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
laying on of hands - the application of a faith healer's hands to the patient's body
Translations

faith healing

nguarigione f mistica

faith heal·ing

n. curanderismo.
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Innocent people, in this country who believe that so-called faith healers can save them from possession, evil spirits and diseases, despite any evidence, are trapped easily.
Innocent people, who believe that the so-called faith healers can save them from possession, evil spirits and diseases, despite any evidence, are trapped easily.
MUZAFFARABAD -- A group of four fake faith healers including two women were arrested in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Saturday.
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I have observed that faith healers who perform psychic surgery or those who walk on fire or have themselves crucified are in an altered state of consciousness, which makes them immune to bodily pain and other normal biological processes.
Fiqh researcher Saad Al-Sabr said some faith healers seek to exploit women and take their money.
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Like in Pampanga, thousands of people, including local and foreign tourists, braved the heat of the sun to witness bloody Lenten rituals in the farming village of Kapitangan in Paombong, Bulacan, where four faith healers, two of them women, were nailed to wooden crosses at a man-made Golgotha beside the Catholic chapel at noon on Good Friday.
Mount, who joined the team last month, said there is no outright ban on the players to consult faith healers, but it is advised that he is consulted first.
The considerable numbers of fake faith healers are operating in Karachi, indulged in fleecing innocent masses with a sole purpose to extract money from them on the cost of their plights.
FAITH healers have kept a low profile since former England manager Glenn Hoddle's ill-fated attempt to add sprinkle to his team talks with a dash of hocus-pocus.
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