Christian Science healer

Christian Science healer
One who treats disease by prayer. Re First Church of Christ, 205 Pa 543, 55 A 536; one who treats disease by prayer and mental suggestion, perhaps better stated as mental adaption, pursuant to the principles of the Christian Science religion. 41 Am J1st Phys & S § 30. Some authorities hold that such a healer practices medicine within the meaning of statutes which provide for the licensing of such practicing physicians, but other authorities hold that the practice of medicine is not involved in healing or endeavoring to heal by Christian Science. 41 Am J1st Phys & S§30.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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