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Author Brown, Candy Gunther.
Title Testing prayer : science and healing / Candy Gunther Brown.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  BR1644.7 .B76 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 372 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-349) and index.
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.
Subject Spiritual healing -- Pentecostal churches.
Toronto blessing.
ISBN 0674064674 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780674064676 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 757718048