Uneasy Alliances – Faith and Health

Alternative_Medicine2.jpgWe live in a world in which medical researchers design double-blind trials of prayer, ministers talk about the brain and the immune system from the pulpit, monks meditate inside brain imaging machines, and studies of “the placebo effect” and “positive attitude” frame discussions about the “science” of “miracle” healings.

Explore how this strange world came to be and what is possible when science and religion develop constructive alliances in the service of human experience.

Excerpted from uctv.

Tony Brown, BA, EMT

Tony Brown, BA, EMT, graduated cum laude from Harvard University. He served as an EMT in the US Army stationed in Germany.
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