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faith healing

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

A form of alternative or unconventional medicine that functions on the belief that illness can be arrested and even cured by faith alone, such as by prayer or the intercession of a...

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Mary Baker Eddy

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Literature.


discoverer and founder of Christian Science, was born in New Hampshire. She was married three times, although for a long time an invalid. In 1862 she became a patient...

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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.


psychological (as opposed to physical) methods for the treatment of mental disorders and psychological problems. There are many different approaches to...

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.


American novelist: visits London (Mayfair: Dover St.) c.1895, (Chelsea: Tedworth Sq.), (Marylebone: Langham Pl.) 1897, Stratford‐upon‐Avon 1907. Following the Equator...

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Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Authorized textbook of Christian Science, published by Mary Baker Eddy in 1875. In 1886 Mrs. Eddy employed the Rev. James Henry Wiggin, a former Unitarian minister and then an editor ...


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