Puff piece on faith-healing doctor needs skeptics’ comments
Posted: 14 June 2010 08:54 AM   [ Ignore ]
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(If there was ever an uncritical news article on faith healing that needed skeptical feedback on its newspaper’s Web page, it’s this one.—Josh)

Doctor uses prayer to cure the sick

By: Brendan Keefe
http://www.kypost.com/dpps/news/doctor-uses-prayer-to-cure-the-sick_4663423

CINCINNATI - Millions worldwide believe in the power of prayer. Dr. Issam Nemeh, M.D., has made prayer his main tool in healing the sick in his Cleveland medical practice.

Dr. Nemeh is coming to Cincinnati for a healing service Saturday at St. Clare’s Chapel near Wyoming. . . .

He says he is a man of science, and a man of God. “I cannot separate science from spirituality.”

Dr. Nemeh was a Cleveland-area heart surgeon and anesthesiologist when he decided to add prayer to the arsenal of treatments offered to his patients. He still practices medicine, including alternative treatments like acupuncture, but he also uses faith healing in his medical office. . . .

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Posted: 14 June 2010 11:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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josh_karpf - 14 June 2010 08:54 AM

He says he is a man of science, and a man of God. “I cannot separate science from spirituality.”

He has obviously done the impossible (separating science from spirituality) if he thinks that prayer has non-placebo effects.

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