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faith cure

noun
1.
a method of attempting to cure disease by prayer and religious faith.
2.
a cure thus effected.
Origin of faith cure
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The faith cure rests on the declarations of the Bible, that faith will remove mountains, and redeem the lost.

  • She seems to think she's had some miraculous kind of faith cure.

    My Man Jeeves P. G. Wodehouse
  • As in the various phases of faith cure, the imagination has a powerful effect.

  • There really need be no issue or disagreement between medicine and faith cure.

    The Untroubled Mind Herbert J. Hall
  • Medical dissection was prohibited, and the practice of medicine was reduced to that of faith cure.

  • Some day the school must learn more fully that the faith cure is much cheaper than surgery and less painful as well.

    The High School Failures Francis P. Obrien
  • I don't see why anny man who believes in medicine wud shy at th' faith cure.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy Finley Peter Dunne
  • The actual value of faith cure as a therapeutic method has been the subject of much discussion.

    Mind and Body William Walker Atkinson
  • The various forms of faith cure tend strongly to put the patient in a happy frame of minda condition favorable to health.

    Mind and Body William Walker Atkinson
  • faith cure is dependence upon the human mind itself, upon the noumenon, instead of the phenomenon.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking

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