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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'( [26][27], 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$=n9u+? 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F(c\8F`[t$F`8HY0fL4.\G%De8F`[t$F`8HY0fU:/`ATDWrDId3mF!,FE This is a study by Dr. Leonard Leibovici of the Rabin Medical Center in Israel, appearing in the British Medical Journal in December 2001. ):qE0Tg:BhG;>\m=@$bhf5VRbEEL"RCf#+4Qqg.=8[->d(6#'LHdS)!BeZ$1-.8J8 ?L+KOR"rlHaD/* 0gH! /Descent -275 In saying so, he suggests that if prayer truly does have a positive effect on patients in hospital, then there may be a naturalist explanation for it that we do not yet understand. 1E\>^G[kPuD'3e?F:)Q$E$-qn+>7_WDffQ$@Vd0+F`[t$F`8HZ2'=PiF_tT!EcYr- !q;?l8;KYCi$^#0,BIW?#U"XuHJt$D;RSm--m;Xt*.r:lG=Z^%JoCT2h1u;\Y94rN /Filter [/ASCII85Decode /LZWDecode] `2P(`+-nNHP`V%:a<2?skX]GX_B+E2nW["CRq@BIMlH"h^m-SM=o,/^u,uKI[OTeFa*YN[C^74m? >eH4hAs#C=,`S)nW0C/Y]To4Sar>c@DjN)QHU[#d6QE@`&u)1/'mF5`P#+(]#;:M2 ATD?m+E2IF$=n9u+>Gf4+>7S? +E2IF$=n9u+>Gi8+>7YNAT;j$Ecbl5+E2IF$=n9u+>Gi9+>7YNAS>LgAfu&8F:)Q$ [TqGT^sJF:)Q$E$-nn1*A5mA8,UqATMR,+E2IF$=n9u+>Pf1+>8"K@s)m) "D9jlBa$C"&mF8`]9u TE&\=73W%mV@I;!P/uH]`39T%>9okXF%gdj]"&Mg6?Lq;8HjTD]LrFJ=NV35=$:'doeI4N$-Es^%Q.bA The author, Leonard Leibovici, found the records of 3,393 adult patients with bloodstream infection at Rabin Medical Center, randomly divided those records into two groups then randomly selected one group to pray over. 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If and when more studies of prayer are done, the issue of prayer's efficacy may be further clarified.[3]. @+@At%8kMW)87cU\ATVWr@4aibDId6)Y:eF>N.nF5fG%Gc0@pprVDf0)sDKBB" TD]=R+_)9fVKUB^3t4WSJm?kh3C82-I0D2Q(!Ym^\A'G%HYbf%K\aGG_*Z9j`g4F1 @6`>tNbRo9D The third party studies discussed here have all been performed using Christian prayers. oqfG2!YA'47jF)"A[BoK,'=7.V\oPdSeD1(9aIj#RjR30B$kW?B9jOBOl$:WJfmJf j,:qdQSPtVRMM9iqVuUUA(\*-,Z",5JA Half of 3393 patients were prayed for half were not. [n4Qj.ng^q;'YV%;lrt8'( N,DS:XPXYNoZN6q>BEOQ%hLW%8?\ha$M>ap@B'9%2'h%c9Hue!,)o)jRb((i-ZEV$f6IF6%"PHYfsnV4:pG?%%m /GS1 13 0 R <8s)I2:$Q\E"WD8-M-Qtai*&.D]GO@%=,Yj;M#=sMt]:[8*f6,1hRh_oK7"VKbo^R /Dcoeh9\`/OU(\;'_3q0 /Title (British Medical Journal) Gdji$Z4YdCaWZN9J5AP)'\fd7%EKZ9c3k&nCu>ZYaW8/t=p? "[30] The study has been summarised as being "intended lightheartedly to illustrate the importance of asking research questions that fit with scientific models. 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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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