ReadersMagnet Review features science books that talk about the subject of spiritual healing.
Spiritual Healing: Scientific Validation of a Healing Revolution by Daniel J. Benor
First on our list is a book that debunks all those who still believe that there is no scientific proof that supports the effectiveness and significance of spiritual healing. Daniel J. Benor’s Spiritual Healing: Scientific Validation of a Healing Revolution is truly a revolutionary piece of work that validates spiritual healing by presenting concrete and important proofs showing that it does indeed work. In her book, Benor presents 124 case studies presenting undeniable facts that spiritual healing is effective on humans. In some of these cases, spiritual healing is proven to also affect other living things such as plants and animals. Among the highlights is spiritual healing’s effects on water and other materials. Spiritual Healing: Scientific Validation of a Healing Revolution also features some of the most prominent spiritual healers, such as Olga Worrall, Oszkar Estebany, and Harry Edwards. The book is must-read material for those who are interested in spiritual healing and its science.
From Science to Spirituality: Finding Spirituality in Science by Neil Griffen
Neil Griffen’s From Science to Spirituality: Finding Spirituality in Science is perhaps one of the most solid works of literature that present the strong relationship between science and spirituality. A successful physicist, medium, and spiritual healer, Griffen guides readers into understanding how scientific methods or insights can be used in analyzing spiritual issues and concerns. Aside from providing groundbreaking discussions of scientific and spiritual laws and how the two fundamental forces can actually guide humanity in the future, the book can also be used to discuss the subject of spiritual healing from science to spirituality. Neil Griffen’s work is meticulously researched and is also backed by his years of practice and experience as a scientific person, a pastor, and a spiritual healer. Readers will find significant new contributions to various topics about science, spirituality, their relationship, and their impact on society.
Scientific Spiritual Healing by William Thomas Walsh
Scientific Spiritual Healing is considered as one of the most significant works by historian, educator, and author William Thomas Walsh. Almost a hundred years since it was first published (1926), the book remains a relevant read and is celebrated by scholars, not only in the United States but also in other parts of the world. In this book, Walsh comprehensively discussed the many aspects of spiritual healing, including techniques, practical use, and philosophy. No other work on spiritual healing is as important as Scientific Spiritual Healing by William Thomas Walsh. Divided into two parts, among the highlights include the meaning of spiritual healing, healing an epileptic, healing a man possessed by fear, spiritual healing in crisis of a disease, spiritual healing for the dying, a thorough discussion on ‘the place of spiritual healing in Christianity,’ a chapter on spiritual healing and modern science, the psychology of spiritual healing, applied psychology in spiritual healing, and a chapter dedicated to daily healing studies.
Spiritual Healing: Science, Meaning, and Discernment by Sarah Coakley
Released in October 2020, Spiritual Healing: Science, Meaning, and Discernment scientifically examines spiritual healing from a number of disciplinary perspectives. The book is a collection of several materials from contributors from different backgrounds. The book recognizes spiritual healing not just as a cornerstone of Christian faith but as an important aspect in our society. The book attempts to explain spiritual healing through the scientific or medical perspective. Spiritual Healing: Science, Meaning, and Discernment are edited by the famous theologian Sarah Coakley. Coakley is a Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity Emerita at Cambridge University and herself an author of several books. Some of her works include Sacrifice Regained: Reconsidering the Rationality of Religious Belief and God, Sexuality and the Self: An Essay ‘On the Trinity’ published in 2013.
Healing of the Body: The Science and Reality of Spiritual Healing by Paul F. Gorman
Healing of the Body: The Science and Reality of Spiritual Healing is a book by Paul R. Gorman. Gorman is an assistant professor of history at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. In his book, Gorman shares that the secret of spiritual healing lies in its ‘principle, science, and reality.’ The book (published 2013) is considered as one of the most important works about understanding spiritual healing that’s recently published. One of the highlights of Gorman’s work is the discussion of understanding consciousness, in particular, that the body is a literal body of consciousness and not just a “physical” form. Healing of the Body: The Science and Reality of Spiritual Healing by Paul F. Gorman is an exciting book from which students and those in the academe can learn a great deal.