faith healer


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faith healing

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

faith healer n.
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Translations

faith healer

nguaritore/trice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

faith healer

n. curandero-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
RAWALPINDI -- A fake faith healer allegedly involved in physically and sexually abusing women under the guise of 'exorcisms' has been arrested, police said.
RAWALPINDI -- A man was beaten to death for entering the women's section of a faith healer's aastana (establishment) in Rawalpindi on Monday.
KARACHI -- Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing acting on the base of prior information arrested a fake faith healer (Peer) Thursday.
Lyall Watson, a biologist from South Africa (and author of the best-selling book 'SuperNature'), who placed diseased tissue taken by a Filipino faith healer from a patient into a glass container with formaldehyde, sealed it and sent in to a laboratory in South Africa for analysis.
Musa Syeed's short documentary shows us the work of a traditional faith healer in Kashmir.
"Max (Nathan Dean Parsons) and Michael (Michael Vlamis) travel to Texas to visit a faith healer, who may be able to shed some light on the alien symbol Max has been researching," the synopsis teases.
The faith healer occupies a unique and prestigious position in the society due to easy availability.
The man, identified as Shaukat Ali, visited Multan to discuss problems with his faith healer who told him to murder his wife and daughter in the name of honour'.
Haripur -- The Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) cyber crime wing on Thursday arrested a man posing as a pir (faith healer) for allegedly sexually abusing women and then blackmailing them.
A 'dangerous' faith healer is destroying Birmingham families by telling relatives to cut ties with each other, it has been claimed.
Summary: Ahmad Khan, a Langa Maganiyar, was allegedly murdered by a local faith healer on September 27
9 reflects the referral sources of information to consult the faith healer. As it is evident in the table, 24.1% respondents got information from the people who already had consulted the faith healer, 22.2% respondents were guided by their relatives, 18.8 % were guided by their friends, 16.5% were referred to by other childless couples, 8.8% respondents considered visiting the faith healer as part of their customs and traditions, and 5.4% respondents came to know about faith healer through cable TV advertisements, and only 4.2% respondents' source of information was newspaper.