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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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The revelation of the massive con comes after the Telegraph reported a Coventry Trading Standards warning about faith healers with bogus miracle cure claims earlier this month.
JACQUI Kennedy, head of Birmingham City Council's regulatory services, which runs the Trading Standards team, is warning people about the pitfalls of turning to con artists who claim to be faith healers.
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.
PSYCHICS and faith healers are among the traders facing strict controls under new consumer protection laws.
PSYCHICS and faith healers are among the traders facing strict new controls under new consumer protection laws introduced today.
Perhaps God thought the world needed physicians more than it needed faith healers.
Country doctors in the western US, who were few and far between, had to deal with the vagaries of then-current medical science, appalling sanitation, faith healers, and folk remedies that sometimes worked and sometimes did not.
Rangers defender Andrews' career is in limbo at the moment as he weighs up whether to have a knee operation or continue to place his trust in faith healers.
But with faith healers, people meditating under pyramids and a statue with growing hair to contend with, it looks as if he might have his work cut out.
But Sunday Mail doctor Gareth Smith says it is dangerous to rely on faith healers.