Restoring the spiritual art of healing to the science of medicine, Healing Words guides us toward “a medicine that is both more effective and more humane. Proving prayer to be as valid and vital a healing tool as drugs or surgery, the bestselling author of Meaning & Medicine and Recovering the Soul offers a. In this New York Times bestseller, Dr. Dossey restores the spiritual art of healing to the science of medicine. Healing Words points the way toward “a medicine.

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Whether one is spiritual or not, it’s difficult to deny the scientific evidence that “being prayed for” can be an important factor in healing.

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It is not bound by time, it is eternal. All Rights Reserved TheBody: Provocative, engaging, and powerfully instructive, Healing Words restores the spiritual art of healing to the science of medicine. If you go back and look at how medicine evolved over the past 3 or 4 hundred years, there was no evidence-based medicine. Still it gets shot down and made fun of and usually by people who have never paid attention to the evidence.

Why, in your opinion, is prayer so helpful in healing?

Larry Dossey is one of the better authors out there. I feel the same away about prayer. May 13, Helynne rated it really liked it.

This Is Your Brain on Stigma. I took up meditation before there were meditation teachers around and began to re-grow my own spiritual roots. You know, I say, yeah, you know there are the studies. I cannot deny the fact that he is being fully scientific in his approach, but his conclusions seem a little too optimistic at times.


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The balance of this enlightening and well-written book helps us to examine prayer from larrt scientific point of view, to read research evidence that dozsey the link between prayer and healing, and to have a better understanding of the essence of healing itself.

FacebookTwitterRSS. In this age of shifting paradigms and interconnected consciousness, Dr. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Yeah, there are some so-called miracle cures that just leave me breathless when I think about them. This book is not so much a book of answers, but one in which the author discusses the various aspects of illness, healing and prayer, so we can reach our own conclusions.

His pain was immense, and he would scream out at night. These are indicators that spirituality is coming back into formal medical education and healthcare delivery. You Just Might Get It. Larru think they do that already, most people in this country.

I found myself highlighting dords after passage and coming to the realization that as the author says “if prayer is not asking, what is it for? So, when relying on prayer as a healing instrument, these patients become focused, authentic, genuine, and accepting of their fate.

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This was a field that was not so popular then. Drugs in surgical procedure —people who have trust in those things, they tend to work better – its wordw placebo response. This book is in the recommendation reading list of the book “Creative Visualization” by Shakti Gawain.

This is fantastic because this is very fundamental in Yoga and Ayurveda.

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This wofds one of those randomized, double blind studies and the people who were assigned prayer did better than the people who were not assigned prayer. Does the form of prayer have any influence or is power of prayer mainly through the intention? Can you say a little more about that? Integrative medicine is the term that is used quite a lot. Books by Larry Dossey. It uses documented science and cases to show the validity.

Published October 31st by HarperOne first published The coming together of body, mind and spirit into a single person. People are just terrified of total annihilation with death that if they really believe in the reality of immortality and infinitude of consciousness, it would relieve tremendous amount of human suffering.

This question may sound a little strange. Prayer Is Good Medicine: Mar 07, Peggy Hamann rated it really liked it. In order to be accredited, the clinic or hospital has wrods have some way of assessing what they call the spiritual health of every person who comes into the hospital as a patient. I mean, what can you say. The techniques, the hard core techniques which deal with selection of drugs in certain procedures and all of that latry and should be systematized, I think, but llarry other side, the artistic side, also affects how well those things work.

And, compared to the control group, the prayed-for patients were five times less likely to need antibiotics.