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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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Description 1 online resource (x, 372 pages) : illustrations
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Spiritual healing -- Pentecostal churches
Toronto blessing.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011041928
ISBN 0674064860 (electronic bk.)
0674069714 (electronic bk.)
9780674064867 (electronic bk.)
9780674069718 (electronic bk.)