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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Mr Chedza Simon was speaking on behalf of the minister during the official opening and dedication of Faith Healing Power International Ministries in Shashemooke on March 30.
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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.