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faith healing

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Definition of faith healing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Healing achieved by religious belief and prayer, rather than by medical treatment.
Example sentences
  • When an alleged cure by faith healing occurs in a religious context it is usually called a miracle.
  • A couple of sections are dedicated to folk remedies and faith healing.
  • Articles on feng shui, crystal therapy, iridology, colonic irrigation, herbalism and faith healing sweep the media every week.

Derivatives

faith healer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • It is therefore forbidden to resort to any idolatrous faith healer or shrine, even when one is dangerously ill and a psychological cure may be effected.
  • And of course then they will go to different extremes than we would, they may go to a shaman, they may go to a faith healer looking for a way through this and to resolve the issue.
  • The male lead character starts off as an angry man, in a marriage that is no longer working, but he undergoes a spiritual conversion after meeting a faith healer.

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