This privacy-respecting conduct is explained as taking into account that clients may have personal reasons for not wishing to be touched; these include the possibility that a client may have traumatic memories of sexual abuse, or of other forms of violence that are too painful to be broached.
The ideal prayer group consists of both men and women. Typically, the prayer clinics operate in churches and congregations.
A total of 23 trials involving 2, patients met the inclusion criteria and were subjected to analysis. The leading couple of the Finnish HR accentuated the importance of cultural sensitivity in launching the practice successfully.
The vision and ear parts of the brain are in different locations — where was her tumor supposed to be? In this context, we must keep in mind that religion is based on faith and not on proof.
It is said to be ideal that at least one of the prayer team members represents the sex of the person to be prayed for. In this chapter, I use several overlapping labels referring to Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity.
A language of, for example, health and authenticity goes hand in hand with the idea of a benevolent God as opposed to a punishing one. During my fieldwork, the first Nordic Healing Room conference took place in Helsinki, where I attended the event.
Jesus then told the doubting teacher of the law who had elicited this parable by his self-justifying question, "And who is my neighbor?