Scientific Studies on Prayer

Prayer really does work!  Dr Fenwick made some startling observations on his research for the Efficacy of Prayer. "One of the early indications of the...
Prayer really does work!  Dr Fenwick made some startling observations on his research for the Efficacy of Prayer. "One of the early indications of the general acknowledgement of the relevance of spirituality was a paper on prayer (Byrd et al. 1988), which showed that patients in a coronary care unit who were prayed for had shorter in-patient stays, fewer complications and a reduced drug usage. Prayer is a widespread practice in the US: Newsweek found in a 1992 survey that nine of ten Americans prayed at least once a week. In 1994 Life magazine found the same proportion believed that...