Story: Alternative health therapies

Christian faith-healing session

Auckland woman Theresa has taken her four-year-old son Patrick, who has cerebal palsy, to a number of faith-healing sessions. In this clip they are in the midst of a session conducted by Christian evangelist Weston Carryer. Patrick was not miraculously cured, but his mother believed that his health subsequently improved.

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Top Shelf Productions
Reference: Hallelujah healing. Director, Kate Peacocke; Producer: Vincent Burke. Auckland: Top Shelf Productions, 2001

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Alternative health therapies - Religion, spirituality and health care', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018