The Faith Healers
By (author) James Randi
Faith Healers by James Randi
Book DescriptionJames Randi, the celebrated magician, has written a damning indictment of the faith-healing practices of the leading televangelists and others who claim divine healing powers. Randi and his team of researchers attended scores of 'miracle services' and often were pronounced 'healed' of the non-existent illnesses they claimed. They viewed first-hand the tragedies resulting from the wide-spread belief that faith healing can cure every conceivable disease. The ministries, they discovered, were rife with deception, chicanery, and often outright fraud. Self-annointed ministers of God convince the gullible that they have been healed - and that they should pay for the service. This book examines in depth the reasons for belief in faith healing and the catastrophic results for the victims of these hoaxes. Included in Randi's book are profiles of a highly profitable 'psychic dentist', and the 'Vatican-approved wizard'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780879753696
(230mm x 155mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1987
Country of Publication: United States
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Faith Healers, Paperback (May 1989)» View all books by James Randi
Looks at the history of faith healers, describes tricks used to convince people of their paranormal abilities, and explains how many leading television evangelists victimize their believers.
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