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faith healing

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noun

healing effected through prayer or religious faith; divine healing.
a method employing faith or prayer in the hope of receiving such healing.

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Origin of faith healing

First recorded in 1880–85
faith healer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for faith healing

faith healing

noun

treatment of a sick person through the supposed power of religious faith
faith healer, noun
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