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The healing power of faith : how belief and prayer can help you triumph over disease

Author: Harold G Koenig
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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The director of Duke University's Centre for the study of Religion, Spirituality, and Health presents groundbreaking scientific research demonstrating that religious practice actually promotes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Koenig
ISBN: 0684852977 9780684852973
OCLC Number: 46853541
Notes: "A Touchstone Book."
Originally published as The healing power of faith: science explores medicine's last great frontier. Simon & Schuster, ©1998.
Description: 331 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Science, religion, and health --
ch. 2. Faith and life satisfaction --
ch. 3. Religious people have stronger marriages and families --
ch. 4. Religious people have healthy lifestyles --
ch. 5. Religious people cope well with stress --
ch. 6. Religion offers protection from depression and helps those afflicted to recover quickly --
ch. 7. Religious people live longer, healthier lives --
ch. 8. Religion may protect people from serious cardiovascular disease --
ch. 9. Religious people may have stronger immune systems --
ch. 10. Religious people use fewer expensive hospital services --
ch. 11. Disease-prevention model for the twenty-first century --
ch. 12. Helping yourself and your loved ones benefit from the power of faith.
Responsibility: Harold G. Koenig ; with additional research by Carol and Malcolm McConnell.

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Larry Dossey, M.D. author of Prayer Is Good Medicine When the history of the return of spirituality to medicine is written, Dr. Koenig will occupy a high place. Dr. Harold Koenig...is one of a Read more...

 
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