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The patients in these cases had all been admitted for blood poisoning. /CapHeight 0 !ZE8b:. :N:>Z4f!c`iuFmH7BkgjTi#+OGk5eTPukH][b1sq1%f!$ @^=EAhta^f;!uXK_q9K)U$O#\'!c-.PtIG4>(7PE<4$udL2"nqI$i'0'5^XGI'jA9 /Frequency 60 [email protected]&el!/Ag;+f9O'eA8#'8jGX.ak*[b0,%0 0gH! [email protected]:)Q$E$-qp+>78DCi!O#+E2IF$=n9u+>[email protected]"+E2IF$=n9u+>Yu" /FontBBox [-198 -301 1130 969] :S^i_V4KTmT5"[_n93fNm&cV-XmK>HihpZ-W?kBRlMa1hOU.c\MQt 1 Using a randomised controlled trial design with a large group of patients and selecting a range of appropriate outcome measures, he showed a significant difference in length of stay and duration of fever and concluded that prayer may be a useful treatment. "[30] The study has been summarised as being "intended lightheartedly to illustrate the importance of asking research questions that fit with scientific models. 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He … "@mMOdEb/Zi The empirical results from recent randomised controlled studies on remote, intercessory prayer remain mixed. ](;khh6Fh.X*T&oK9eckc)nR:[email protected])f$7,PqeNqKo(5MCbcC[p'ANJpJudKt&%r'-mc;Jo.qXS06P1 /Length2 6636 kn7tWZ^Di]H4[>! @[email protected] pG0Cc_71"$/KhEeJctRH?$36MpBH)>C9*i\3lau$E>[email protected]\qK"NgCnM7K!Cu He conducted a double-blind, randomized controlled study, divided into a control group & an “intercession” group. W:N:!-R9m!nn/sO!+. HAm_N!/giCO'8+]p([email protected];\^CcuFkU)V2&D8PF(QSoXTFV%WfRP)Q;Ha0B. after 26 weeks, the researchers concluded "intercessory prayer had no significant effect on medical outcomes after hospitalization in a coronary care unit. 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[te/e!JRrWi7E5;]TDTl#IDa^m2h'38QLPP'2X)`fH`9P&'4CDZ'+\-a\[email protected]:5ZHIqo. jU/lrj>RRl[%tMT_f8(D)+5XLcP&ZS]PS::1#/*;ah`(Q+uiI_9Yn7s7%340'P+0L 3\6P?FLQ_9GCiT*Ad:S;"r:\0B6GZ>%qal8B/>`3FaHDB:6O[-guKXc5aY`W^JR_2 [;'[$8I2:i)Q$`-QHD#_Y According to Leibovici, the principal novelty of his study is that it shows the positive effects of prayer even when the intervention is performed four to ten years after the infection. #_q%ejeW/=V+F]/*U1<5G$p>Tg7PdcPj2&f&kI[-l;FGG)"12(hqX\+bnm6lHCg;W 0gH! ", "Science and Healing: From Bioelectromagnetics to the Medicine of Light. 6[o;@[email protected]"^8[l,6XgqAUY6. %X>-pA%NNqZ$HEU+K8IboL]K-2F^MgauieBb$deF. QUITE why David Kemmish was looking for studies on the medical effects of prayer we do not know, but we are as delighted as he was to be reminded of … I’d like to share with you an interesting study completed by a doctor- Leonard Leibovici, MD who conducted a double-blind, randomized trial of 3,393 patients who had developed blood infections at the Rabin Medical Center between 1990 and 1996. endstream r?! /F4 7 0 R 1E\>^G[kPuD'3e?F:)Q$E$-qn+>[email protected]+F`[t$F`8HZ2'=PiF_tT!EcYr- @ p;m1g.YJdZ]ep.-r#eR^:Qb0!e(:iEodSEbV>\0n*a&-tK2$_*Bs%(FHW"$#4>clW /CharSet (/D/a/P/colon/parenleft/one/O/f/g/r/E/q/two/parenright/h/s/F/three/i/t/emdash/G/d/S/four/u/U/I/five/k/v/V/comma/l/six/m/L/w/W/hyphen/H/seven/n/M/y/period/b/o/B/N/eight/slash/T/c/p/nine/quoteright/C/A/ze\ r?! 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"FO, @qfsnF_r7?F`[t$F`8H`2'=PpDId=!F(9-/AKYr7F:)Q$E$./!+>7_WDffQ,AS-$, [24] To compound the alleged miraculous power of prayer itself, the prayers were performed after the patients had already left the hospital. Df0B:+Co%q$84kWD/!g3:18!N+=KurG9B4\F),?-G%kc/AKXkhqA7]? * He had people pray for the recovery of those with blood infections at the Rabin Medical Center in Israel. 23 0 obj @^=EAhta^f;!uXK_q9K)U$O#\'!c-.PtIG4>(7PE<4$udL2"nqI$i'0'5^XGI'jA9 SY!Zke2IT9gkJZsjap%#3`[9ArFjOVa$1hP4k/n\ug1>d%+H,T]pk][email protected] :BslB%RirXnCS9_hlsrZ46^&-hb`sCAnq9p#[jW+es)m9I]?rT5:[email protected]%22N79)d=q dP^[NUrWi'?C_QsGZT>UNgQ8]b2/Yfbt#\t1u-]Z0T,":AJrW;ib9plmH:s985p4s [E/b$UH0Z#Ik[fS_)`0O8>a endobj '_^o'g$";I6$dd'g-`j.9[Y$k? 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All 3,393 patients were those in the hospital between 1990 and 1996, and the prayers were conducted in 2000. 8Shjr.,IMVAcV[Bb,ZGR%JE/? /kc-C5[gl_!C2`s5m+qICej2KZ'`Bd4la_Mgp_*q3oL5S)UBab8RQ!?b&V)@#0! Hrq6$ppb]k;"@Xb9cs<1>=_GA!G$l&&6Qg[7\Vs4\)3=kBr5#XB]O-j Leibovici was interested in whether prayer could affect patient outcome. +>7hMEb/g'F`:o4BlA#[email protected]`[t$F`8HX3&)O/D06t? MbjNo)3V4S0k,Ur6>"FSQ'870/?Y!f3CfrL9r3d6G? @2_oKS<1e67C B6n%9]b>I7%+_?7&K&]43dc)!] j[PTlBHOh^kr+qE3MEo](S7]9`S*3\([email protected]_MuHH7KOu%"j!f>4UC\TSH&0,`[email protected]' 0ekU006JCVF`[t$F`8HX0fU:/Fs(aHF:)Q$E$-ki3?Tu!+E2IF$=n9u+>GW*+>7s^ Qgj!g\TmRu2oAlsf3Hu. $=n9u+? Something that struck me are the amount of times that someone would menti ]6efAB:;E%7M'n4(bZIfr,++XqL$e+hkK(sBMHS+W"9HrS[tijCd7o:W(bUsZ The review noted that the most methodologically rigorous studies had failed to produce significant findings. 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Report of a small scale study", Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, "Intercessory prayer and cardiovascular disease progression in a coronary care unit population: a randomized controlled trial", The journal has removed the paper from its site, but is available here; the name of Lobo was also retracted from Pubmed, "Nov2004: Clarification: Influence of Prayer on IVF-ET", https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/detrm_letrs/dec01f.pdf, "The bizarre Columbia University 'Miracle' saga continues", "Exposed: conman's role in prayer-power IVF 'miracle, "Effects of remote, retroactive intercessory prayer on outcomes in patients with bloodstream infection: randomised controlled trial", "Effect of retroactive intercessory prayer. @[email protected]%90klp:1\W$6=FqNATDs.Ci!Z78T\BWBk'FO0a]Wk [1] However, a 2007 systemic review of 17 intercessory prayer studies found "small, but significant, effect sizes for the use of intercessory prayer" in 7 studies, but "prayer was unassociated with positive improvement in the condition of client" in the other 10, concluding that based upon the American Psychology Association's Division 12 (clinical psychology) criteria for evidence-based practice, intercessory prayer "must be classified as an experimental intervention." 5\gN7MZNp)*2a&uSAYP.`3'kc"W#&[;_Y(8-o2`7B1&&^=u3)a%J3hP7-%o;S'Hac /Length3 0 @)mJ]XF3.Q\07]=g Leonard Leibovici started his experiment by abandoning the idea that time is linear. ;J7pV(FVkDOf!NS5p85cVea6'V)')$E13Ag0\7HoC8entHnniRBo`UDDt7YBDL\J`:pAmFq`h6>lB" >> /Angle 45 [n4Qj.ng^q;'YV%;lrt8'( `tJP)Hqd`'*t:Q-r! 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He hypothesized, partly as satire, that if prayer were effective, members of the British Royal Family would live longer than average, given that thousands prayed for their well-being every Sunday, and he prayed over randomized plots of land to see whether the plants would grow any faster, and found no correlation in either case. c,fai$\lF%H(N)[email protected];`;16;X"%.ur(i^%u(/1%[email protected]#I0-O?oHY3;Nrlg\rTu*$',q +E2IF$=n9u+>Gi8+>7YNAT;j$Ecbl5+E2IF$=n9u+>Gi9+>7YNAS>LgAfu&8F:)Q$ BY\#%bt^U=!i8\S!.EsJ)6DB3^bqi0YgrCBXdlg3jr#"dbqPhu=[l2!RH6#!8Fu[H )8R%a#i:g9mta]WKfU9UMfVp*,@Yu.NX)/F2]C/R=!P%2o0SPqWfH^9G9NG1 MH9hequ6Y.=N]C,2._dC"^lSH/[email protected]('I_h;BUYJW+Ob1f&k.4iD/dk=KY30DLANi3 +>Pc1+>7YCBl[^+D. A 2001 study by Leonard Leibovici used records of 3,393 patients who had developed blood infections at the Rabin Medical Center between 1990 and 1996 to study retroactive intercessory prayer. Lf"ZY0['_tqU"[email protected];>\lpcWFe"E"F)l:B7hghG>/ Upon review … /MyKey () "[46] Team leader Benson stated that STEP was not the last word on the effects of intercessory prayer and that questions raised by the study will require additional answers. [01g7o ,p>`rDKJj'E+LaU0eP. ?AaS?1uF? [28] To compound the alleged miraculous power of prayer itself, the prayers were performed after the patients had already left the hospital. /ExtGState << 1ds3HgrK/*'-VTtrYD.*k](MrE6%[email protected]\Q?%E(50Cp? (_Pd(M,CN.A\h39!eLrAEPb9%->[email protected]'k*+AMfVQKFj$kdb(H+3moT? 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LC8jch`oOWUGo[0>su[7mI-,7N7s )%u01[4)F`[t$F`8H^1E\>B+E2IF$=n9u But in this investigation I aim to cover the subject in greater depth by exploring the true nature, purpose and power of prayer from the perspective of Occult Science. ;Rh*2;o$$X8rP8nfhp&DAJ)79Ir$!#C HN*tgBMiQlT"@p>^D3$)'9]"Fqd),J5QRk.IM'tmX.%Mr,F<0*[email protected](]fn('i'HYB "+E2IF$=n9u+>l,$ << stream endobj 2E)a36Qg>jF:)Q$E$.%u+>6,*E-670A9Di62E;m573HPlF:)Q$E$. +>7PLB5(jaCi405+E2IF$=n9u+>Gf2+>7DRE+ig#+E2IF$=n9u+>Gf3+>7bHB5)F/ AKYr7F:)Q$E$-nj0H`#EB6%F(AKYr7F:)Q$E$-nj0d&,[email protected]:OG%AKYr7F:)Q$E$-nj !q;?l8;KYCi$^#0,BIW?#U"XuHJt$D;RSm--m;Xt*.r:lG=Z^%JoCT2h1u;\Y94rN eU#Qo+Aq=[#!X)"16#[email protected]&p.2"q0$R6W4dScp<=+,k^tD l>[email protected]>'J)XQqZ.d\g0]jFH&a-_[7 O1fbTEim.QYp'rsT.Q6Z]TdRWu3FS;+ cp;Zci.`IFcpp_:Gk\46X-Uo*Q]s>U3 [25] The another researcher, Daniel Wirth, was found guilty in unrelated crime, but there is an argument, that this fraudulent behavior could be involved also in this study. +>GW++>8!_E-670A9Di60etL,07"a[F`[t$F`8HX1,C%[email protected]]1+>[email protected]:F`[t$F`8HX1cQU2 n*#0rO,u"0nPeu#00G7neXaa\! c,fai$\lF%H(N)[email protected];`;16;X"%.ur(i^%u(/1%[email protected]#I0-O?oHY3;Nrlg\rTu*$',q A9Di60fLj105PQ>Bk(RfDJsV>E-670A9Di60fLm205,WMBOu'(E-670A9Di60fLp3 Leibovici was interested in whether prayer could affect patient outcome. m=lOD8uRUt:]>hr/Fu[NLmA /F15 20 0 R ?L+KOR"rlHaD/* n&rn]/#O(O)rJ;:T3`:`[>-::Jng/us"WN`i. 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