chirothesia

chirothesia

the imposition of hands, usually on the head, in certain rituals, as confirmation and ordination.
See also: Hands
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I'll tell you the truth: When my agent called me to tell me about the part, I said, 'You've got to be kidding - they's slapstick, this isn't going to help my career,'' said Beverly Warren Gaard, now 82, and the pastor for Chirothesia A Way of Life Church in Sherman Oaks.
Beverly Gaard of Chirothesia A Way of Life Church in North Hollywood, who had collected hundreds of signatures for the county-seal petition.