Timeless Healing: The Power and Biology of Belief
- Publish Date: 1996-01-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Herbert Benson;Marg Stark
Explores the intersection between objective science & the mystifying power of the human spirit. Shows how affirming beliefs, particularly belief in a higher power, make a critical contribution to our physical health. Dr. Benson's message is that our bodies are wired for God. The key is remembered wellness -- a concept that may revolutionize the way health care is practiced in the Western world. Explains how a Harvard physician became convinced that humans are genetically encoded with a need for & nourishment from faith. Documents that when people call upon faith, they activate neurologic pathways for self-healing.