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(+"52mUuXEs[eIU9)_T0Q>sZ[!2oJ(U$s7bE #2fJ+Y>0H5K>FH\RC>0GXXH$45ojK7,6073^WRPIEsWQs-T.`)@%\U6L']?J;O`$k Some have reported null results, some have reported correlations between prayer and health, and some have reported contradictory results in which beneficiaries of prayer had worsened health outcomes. 7fD=qcsV#YS@r+O3#qE1"9OP->";N\'rTa`b:-cP;Ze0;Bu5bD4\,VQrgapO!XI,W /GS2 14 0 R (&f$aCO0Td-16sB9OtS4>DT1T'Xo1r. *T_-d,UQ>[,'EMF3U-GdXoM\OV2!26LAo>gc);]m9Y95,[=Ko@ap#W!1?4GHNl"g 0#Ork^pA&%HdIhK1(V`MF&%;k-Vt470f%Lt^$g,,;B\ZI%FCZjBhFG],J%KlEV8js [n4Qj.ng^q;'YV%;lrt8'( , 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. 2&U2;IU@9s!V?mJ,bCNf^kA[q=enkZ/>nCD!$i7d7A/UD&HSmdI8+f40Wk%ga6WW;cjoVj*8MH=Cpe!EIIAI!,OTRWYOoa*L@8 I’d like to share with you an interesting study completed by a doctor- Leonard Leibovici, MD who conducted a double-blind, randomized trial of 3,393 patients who had developed blood infections at the Rabin Medical Center between 1990 and 1996. k\P8nXVh1qBT=+F4Es`k+?`eP7M,'.5U[6:^:==6P-Y%BO(:/^\"mb8o>Lp:R5)_R0c/e4r\ 1E\>^G[kPuD'3e?F:)Q$E$-qn+>7_WDffQ$@Vd0+F`[t$F`8HZ2'=PiF_tT!EcYr- JcHo3%7\4nOPiB@"V"jKiP<6? +?),"01m@+F`[t$F`8H^2'=PF+E2IF$=n9u+? 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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. /Subtype /Image [02Q(kDKJj'E+L.G+Co%q$84keDKJHfAoAeH1*C+A@rri( Professor Leonard Leibovici of the Rabin Medical Center designed an experiment to measure the effects of remote, after-the-fact intercessory prayer on patients with bloodstream infection. p;m1g.YJdZ]ep.-r#eR^:Qb0!e(:iEodSEbV>\0n*a&-tK2$_*Bs%(FHW"$#4>clW %0misQim=\#/XBNe\tQ1(g\T6QWP180r7b5mL4ItOa5#sFpV7k[[s-A#ZGpLkb"JS B!e]`lihbHg\&]`L>bQ&;1ureA!JPoJnt+1DDD)s[8)I/IauGkApV!5*N22_;gdAX Q^X+-,+NiC:UXEQ0d$Ndf^D_hA\:Zo'X2i&mnAqG#EbGtN2-`S'dJnOq$lS>A\-KJ `2P(`+-nNHP`V%:a<2?skX]GX_B+E2nW["CRq@BIMlH"h^m-SM=o,/^u,uKI[OTeFa*YN[C^74m? ijZTjW4F-MJ)IiR&m,g:nVP7H_"$OJ=n07ST5H$;aIB%([bIuU6Se[;if/o The patients in these cases had all been admitted for blood poisoning. &Aq!k0>\/+i'Ye>7D7_?\Ipg`TI<7sp/k!;OK6?X'J]4"^b'(`T$>7]! << $&A8&aASZi$?RON7f-SQ2ChjCmUBYldkKo0Ai)cXEG"9'*sH>*EaYY[MtJ$7TX9kf [8L= /CapHeight 701 (April 1, 2020 at 2:13 am) Succubus#2 Wrote: (April 1, 2020 at 1:51 am) CommonMan Wrote: Any reason that your comments are so negative? /StemV 79 It was called Effects of remote, retroactive intercessory prayer on outcomes in patients with bloodstream infection, by Israeli researcher Leonard Leibovici. @:OG%AKYr7F:)Q$E$-kp )Pl-m6$/+>nb,7=bHON`-f$%-K>G'X.psRR@.LYh32:)8o">6--QL1P:WV,CsgN /StemV 73 F`[t$F`8HX3&Vm4DfTB*@<5q$Ch[cu+E2IF$=n9u+>Gi7+>7AMBl%TsD/XN:BkM+$ 0Xc,._UMW(.Z,,K8jp!q3L>@`d56_s\.f+ng']&kk\Hst"Tfn91lUdcIh"WnkS+ng /Type /FontDescriptor [TqGT^sJF:)Q$E$-nj1E\>HFD5Q%AKYr7F:)Q$E$-nj dP^[NUrWi'?C_QsGZT>UNgQ8]b2/Yfbt#\t1u-]Z0T,":AJrW;ib9plmH:s985p4s 2_cF83A>k(Eb/ZiDf0B:+Co%q$84keDKJT]FE2)?+BpNP0JG4(0H`%l0J5%50d&.m ,-C"PS)oO0?W3*J!$AL:>'oA@*(bRol]/-u)uF6aKYD:N:V2TH`&KC-!DSF3Ie/. `9K?(O@3hn0lYoZ<0g13Esg"*[l9i&kHjq/%U(`C6D9M)KM! 5"e.WNsb2WZ6p%(F%OjD=>7h;&C/?qnrF%15t0RN-bWZfOZJ.k:9935Abe^c6SO[' ;fAQS? /Flags 4 [TqGT^sJF:)Q$E$-nn1*A5mA8,UqATMR,+E2IF$=n9u+>Pf1+>8"K@s)m) endobj +T\m=AlYW(:1SkPs0nqA\AHX#$1h! (6ic(T(5TAGk9A`Lpt)uC*. >> I do not believe it should be tested in controlled trials. +<3%+rn`o+[g)9O4lYs[4\!8]7(2q*O9Y); 0d&,dFWbXGF:)Q$E$-kp1*A5h@Gi3+>7\FEbTH&@qBP" A control group of patients got no prayers. #Ctq*P26-:;Aen6TA5l%-X+am1A9iKXL(4r!$`/1Eqm`t,P$ [TqGT^sJF:)Q$E$-nn1*A5mA8,UqATMR,+E2IF$=n9u+>Pf1+>8"K@s)m) :1.I8,&?me8)o;TnI6-d0_>!mJ6>n^Y P2P*kp?mN''hjW`a$4#YQFQ#b!N:)u58dcRaO/6dLPo_"6=S Prof. Leonard Leibovici (2001) : Effects of retroactive intercessory prayer Search ... 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