The denial of the existence and Supreme power of God resides in the hearts and minds of many that walk and crawl the planet earth. However a Fool is not always defined as someone who lacks intelligence or knowledge and information. But the real and confirmed Fool is one that rejects God.
Peace and Love,
Carl Patton writing for the FreedomJournal March 1, 2002 in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY & HEALING
PART 100: FURTHER RATIONALE FOR
THE RELATIONSHIP OF RELIGION & HEALTH
the name of Jehovah God, Master of the universe, Ruler of the earth.
There has been a historic
relationship between science and religion. The record shows that many of the great philosophers believed in God.
Also, the Biblical record reveals the dual role of priests as
healers and religious leaders.
Doctors and researchers in the
medical community continue to explore the relationship of religion and health. The following research
team of R.P. Sloan,
These doctors concur that there is a
growing interest in alternative new approaches to health care in the
Hence many in the medical community have concluded that religion plays a great part in healing.
"Meanwhile US medical schools
increasingly offer courses in religion and spirituality. Nearly 30
There is a great interest in connecting religion and medicine. The study (by Sloan, Powell and Bagiella) seeks to answer many off these questions.
"In a recent poll of 1000 US
adults, 79% believed that spiritual faith can help people recover from disease, and 63% believed that physicians
should talk to patients about spiritual faith." (See: McNichol,
T., The New Faith In Medicine, USA Today, April 7, 1996, p. 4).
The media throughout
"More than 25% of all
respondents reported using prayer as medical therapy."
In another study King and Bushwick
"reported that 48% of hospital in-patients wanted their physician to pray with them (See;
unconventional medicine in the US.: Prevalence, Costs, and Patterns
of Use, New England Journal of Medicine, 1993: 328: 246-52).
During the October 1996 meeting of
H. Benson argues: "Faith in God has a health-promoting effect. (See Benson, H. Timeless Healing, New York, Fireside, 1996). In another article we see several doctors (Larson and Matthews) arguing for spiritual and religious interventions in medical practice, in the hope that the wall of separation will be torn down. (See Matthews, D.A., Larson, D.B., Faith and Medicine:
Reconciling The Twin Traditions of
Healing, Mind Body Medicine 1997; 2: 3-6).
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