evangelical healing

evangelical healing

Paranormal
A boisterous form of faith healing, which in the US is practised in person or over the airwaves by preachers of various Christian denominations. Evangelical healing combines “fire-and-brimstone” preaching, often about the evils of Satan—who, some evangelists believe, may be the cause of all diseases—coupled with speculative claims and promises of miracles.
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Cunningham, "From Holiness to Healing: The Faith Cure in America, 1872-1892," Church History 43:4 (December 1974): 499-513; Donald Dayton, "The Rise of the Evangelical Healing Movement in Nineteenth-Century America," Pneuma: Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies 4 (spring 1982): 1-18; Nancy Hardesty, Faith Cure: Divine Healing in the Holiness and Pentecostal Movements (Peabody, Mass.
Calling Olazabel "the Mexican Billy Sunday," Espinosa insists that part of Olazabel's appeal rests in his "ecumenical evangelical healing message [that] transcended denominational borders and boundaries," but it is clearly his "transnational ministry" that won Olazabel recognition throughout the Christian community (139).
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