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That is to say, although they believed in the ability of the doctors, still they would resort to faith healing in order to derive psychological satisfaction.
912 To our knowledge there have been no previous studies conducted in Saudi Arabia that have studied the characteristics of visitors to FHs within faith healing settings.
Several factors contribute to people resorting to faith healing as a means of psychiatric treatment.
The Schaibles belong to the First Century Gospel Church in northeast Philadelphia that supports faith healing.
The law that went into effect last year came on the heels of several high-profile faith healing cases involving members of the Followers of Christ church in Oregon City.
Faith healing requires belief in supernatural powers that cause illness and influence healing.
The Beagleys belong to The Followers of Christ Church, which uses faith healing instead of medical care.
The book is full of testimonies and poignant stories of people whose lives have been changed because of miracles and faith healing.
The Lord for the Body: Religion, Medicine, and Protestant Faith Healing in Canada, 1880-1930.
Daneel, Zionism and Faith Healing in Rhodesia--Aspects of African Independent Churches (Mouton: The Hague, 1970); Marthinus L.
Was faith healing needed to cure those for whom modern medicine failed, or was the hospital a backup system for patients with insufficient faith?
Unfortunately, his family members all move on in their lives: their father, a know-it-all lawyer, loses himself in alcohol; his mother, who had a cynical view of life before the accident, becomes religious to the point of letting her daughter become the object of faith healing and religious fanaticism; and his overbearing, somewhat sadistic older brother changes too.