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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Most Americans pray for healing; more than one-fourth have practiced 'laying on of hands': People pray for others' health more than for their own



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Summary:
Nearly nine of 10 Americans have relied upon healing prayer at some point, praying for others even more than for themselves, according to a study.

Journal Reference:
  1. Jeff Levin. Prevalence and Religious Predictors of Healing Prayer Use in the USA: Findings from the Baylor Religion Survey. Journal of Religion and Health, 2016; DOI: 10.1007/s10943-016-0240-9

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