Physical ailments healed through prayer

(a partial list)

Malignancy or cancer 27Tumor 42Polio 16Tuberculosis 68Pneumonia 38(including 7 cases of double pneumonia) Heart disorders 88Kidney disorders 23 Childbirth complications 71(including 4 cases of still births)Meningitis 9Appendicitis 24(including 8 acute cases)Rheumatic fever 16Cataract 11Diabetes 12(including one juvenile case)Pernicious anemia 13Glaucoma 3Hepatitis 7Leukemia 3Multiple sclerosis 6Blindness 7Goiter 13Epilepsy 13Crossed eyes 3

From a study of 2,337 verified testimonies of healing of medically diagnosed conditions published between 1969 and 1988. See "An Empirical Analysis of Medical Evidence in Christian Science Testimonies of Healing 1969-1988," Committee on Publication, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, MA, April 1989.

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