Tuesday, May 19, 2009

"Our obsession with whether prayer works is the wrong question."

ChristianityToday.com

http://lists.christianitytoday.com/t/13929114/202765/169838/0/
What Do Prayer Studies Prove?
When a landmark study suggests that intercessory prayer may actually hurt patients instead of help them, you have to wonder.
Gregory Fung and Christopher Fung

Should your doctor prescribe prayer as part of your treatment? According to a study of 1,134 physicians this past December by Health Care Direct Research, the majority of doctors (70 percent) believe miracles are possible today. Yet fewer than 29 percent believe that the outcomes of medical treatments are related to "supernatural forces" or "acts of God." Click to continue.


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1 comment:

Michael S. said...

I believe in the power of prayer! Sometimes, however (like today), I get a bit discouraged. If I keep the faith God will bring me a through.

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