faith healing


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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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Layyah -- Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a fake healer from Layyah on Thursday for taking nude pictures and videos of girls in the name of faith healing.
JP and his new co-worker put in a dogged performance DEATH IN PARADISE BBC1, 9pm DI Mooney and the team become embroiled in the mysterious world of faith healing when a blind woman dies while being treated by renowned healer Steadman King (guest Steve Touissant).
Taheri founded the Circle of Mysticism, a group that promotes a mystical understanding of the universe and faith healing, nearly a decade ago, and was initially tolerated by the regime.
DERREN BROWN: MIRACLE Channel 4, 9pm The award-winning hypnotist, mindreader and master of psychological Illusion returns to the stage with a show that explores the world of evangelical faith healing, with Derren selecting people from the audience with a variety of ailments and attempting to rectify their problems using only the power of faith.
This latest jawdropping stage show, recorded at London's Palace Theatre on his 2015 tour, sees him explore the world of evangelical faith healing - even though he once labelled faith healers "shysters".
The pair developed a loathing for Mr Uddin because at their mosque he used faith healing that involved amulets, known as taweez, which are said to bring good fortune, the court was told.
In Islam, ruqyah and faith healing are considered legitimate, but these days more people are using it as a trade to steal people's money or achieve other immoral purposes.
They did not do so, they said, because it would have gone against the teachings of their church, which preaches faith healing over medicine.
Chapter 4 considers the way in which Pentecostal faith healing is changing the conversation on conversion in India.
We found that 50% of those who believed in faith healing were either illiterate or educated up to primary school.
Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study among the visitors (n=321) to a number of faith healing settings in Riyadh Saudi Arabia using a specially designed questionnaire and validated Arabic version of The Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview.
Faith healing works most of the time because the person who seeks it believes in the faith healer.