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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The nurse knew very little of faith healing, but saw no reason to alienate Molly by voicing her doubts.
As James Opp argued, scholars cannot (and should not) hope to answer the question of whether faith healing "works.
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.
Both Mrs Martin and her husband John are convinced her new lease of life came as a result of a faith healing service at her local church.
The Abu Dhabi Public Prosecution has ordered the detention of three Arab nationals for allegedly defrauding and illegally taking money from people by using witchcraft, sorcery and faith healing activities to solve their problems.
Brian lay on the bottom bunk in the cell with a migraine one night, after all the lights had been switched off, and Tony asked him if he could attempt to cure his agonising vascular headache with his faith healing technique, but Brian swore at him and said his faith was delusional, and they argued so much a guard visited the cell and rapped on the door.
I was talking to Smokey Robinson, my oldest best friend Smokey, talking about the fact that some doctors are not very well acquainted with faith healing.
New Delhi: Even as there may be no direct scientific proof of the effectiveness of faith healing, it is being extensively used in India as a method of treatment of mental illnesses.
The trial judge, Judge Jonathan Rose, told the jurors that they had to examine the evidence about the assaults and make no judgements on faith healing or spiritual healing.
A Pennsylvania couple that believe in faith healing over medicine, have been charged with murder in the death of their 7-month-old son 6 their second infant child to die from a treatable illness within the past four years.
Of special note is an entire section devoted to altered states of consciousness, shamanic consciousness and symbolic healing, hypnosis, healing addictions with hallucinogens, and faith healing.