Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 91–104 | Cite as

The pastorate and New Age healing

  • John F. MillerIII


Many healing techniques are emerging among New Age groups: meditation, visualization, laying on of hands, acupressure, herbalism, reflexology, Rolfing, diet control and vitamin therapy, chiropractic, psychic and spiritual healing, electro-magnetic healing, and the use of sound, light, and color. These techniques are discussed for the modern pastor's information. Further, two questions are raised: need these practices pose a religious or theological conflict, and what attitude might he take toward these practices?


Diet Control Cross Cultural Psychology Spiritual Healing Healing Technique Vitamin Therapy 
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© Human Sciences Press 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • John F. MillerIII
    • 1
  1. 1.North Texas State UniversityUSA

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