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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Candy Gunther Brown
|Description:||x, 372 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: the magisteria of science and religion --
From Toronto Blessing to global awakening: healing and the spread of Pentecostal-Charismatic networks --
Why are biomedical tests of prayer controversial? --
Are healing claims documented? --
How do sufferers perceive healing prayer? --
Can health outcomes of prayer be measured? --
Do healing experiences produce lasting effects? --
Conclusion: what science can show about prayer.
|Responsibility:||Candy Gunther Brown.|
"Testing Prayer" fills a significant gap in the study of the role of healing in contemporary religious movements, and is unusual in doing so through the use of a range of perspectives. The book is