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Place Of Materiality In Spiritual Healing

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By Moji Solanke

In making a case for aiding spirituality with materialty in treating disease, many have cited the Biblical story of Naaman (II Kings), healed of leprosy by dipping seven times in the River Jordan, according to the instruction of Prophet Elisha. Yet, if the Bible is not taken only in its literal meaning, a deeper look at the account serves to prove that matter has no place in spiritual healing.

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This article was published on The Guardian  on July 27, 2014

Bons pensamentos previnem doenças de inverno (Good thoughts prevent winter diseases)

Tamara Grigorowitsch

By Tamara Grigorowitsch

Entretanto, se para muitas pessoas o inverno está associado à realização de certas atividades prazerosas, há uma categoria de “pensamentos invernais” que certamente não agrada: as assim chamadas “doenças de inverno”

(Taking the scarves out of the closet, testing a new soup recipe and drinking a nice hot chocolate are some of the many amusements of those who enjoy winter. However, whereas many people associate winter with certain pleasurable activities, there is a category of “wintry thoughts”, which certainly nobody likes: the so-called “winter diseases.”)

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This article was published on O Debate  on June 08, 2014

The next health breakthrough: Where will it come from?

Suzanne Riedel

By Suzanne Riedel

Rolling her eyes, my neighbor described a health breakthrough she’d read about. She was mirroring the same attitude of hope with reservations that many have when they hear those ads promoting the latest treatment for diseases.

Of course the draw to breakthroughs is great. Everyone wants to be well.

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This article was published on The Christian Science Monitor on July 21, 2014

Can 'Big Data' Value Who We Truly Are?

Tony Lobl

By Tony Lobl

'I believe in no ism,' a leading 19th century thinker and healer once wrote.

That's certainly a whole lot of 'isms' to dismiss with five little words because, by implication, we are talking about 'isms' past, present and future.

In response to a misapprehension about her growing Christian Science movement founder Mary Baker Eddy felt a need to answer the question: 'Am I a believer in spiritualism?' 

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This article was published on Huffington Post, UK on July 24, 2014

Is Spiritual-Based Healing Weird?

Keith Wommack

By Keith Wommack

While in a meeting, a newspaper editor, after learning that I practiced spiritual-based healing, said, "Since Christian Science is weird, it ... "

The editor stopped mid-sentence, looked at me, and said, "Oh, I'm so sorry. I didn't mean to say weird. I'm so sorry."

After the editor apologized several more times, I said, "Forget about it. It's okay," and we went back to our pleasant discussion.

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This article was published on UTNE Reader on July 24, 2014

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