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The faith healers

Author: James Randi
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exposes the pretension and fraud that surrounds the faith healer business, revealing how alleged faith healers prey on the insecurities and vulnerabilities of the people they preach to.
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Randi, James.
Faith healers.
Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, ©1987
(OCoLC)761373156
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Randi
ISBN: 0879753692 9780879753696 0879755350 9780879755355
OCLC Number: 16353426
Description: x, 314 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The Origins of Faith-Healing --
Faith-Healing in Modern Times --
The Church View --
The Financial Aspects --
The Mail Operations of Faith-Healers --
A.A. Allen and Miracle Valley --
Leroy Jenkins and the $100,000 Challenge --
W.V. Grant and the Eagle's Nest --
Peter Popoff and His Wonderful Machine --
Oral Roberts and the City of Faith --
A Word of Knowledge from Pat Robertson --
The Psychic Dentist and an Unamazing Grace --
Father DiOrio: Vatican-Approved Wizard --
The Lesser Lights --
Practical Limitations of Medical Science --
Where Is the Evidence? --
Legal Aspects --
Amen!
Responsibility: James Randi ; foreword by Carl Sagan.
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Offers an indictment of the faith-healing practices of televangelists and others who claim divine healing powers. This book examines the reasons for belief in faith healing and the results for the  Read more...

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