Prayer, Process, and the Future of Medicine

  title={Prayer, Process, and the Future of Medicine},
  author={Bruce G. Epperly},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
The wall of separation between spirituality and medicine is crumbling. Physicians are discovering the importance of prayer, spirituality, and religious participation in enhancing physical and mental health and responding to stressful life circumstances. A new metaphysical model is needed to replace the dualistic Cartesian-Newtonian model that has undergirded modern biomedicine. The process-relational metaphysics, influenced by the seminal thought of Alfred North Whitehead, is a fruitful… Expand
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