"[By] Larry Dossey, Herbert Benson, John Polkinghorne, and Others with a foreword by Peter Downie".
"`The Power Within: Healing Through Prayer'. A one-hour video documentary presenting memorable highlights from the interviews featured in book. Accompanied by a study manual, this video is an excellent resource for the church or the home. ISBN 1-55126-234-7" p. . Video available from Resource Centre.
Contents: Foreword / Peter Downie -- Part 1: Science and Spirituality -- Part 2: Healing Prayer in Practice -- Part 3: The Healing Community -- Part 4: The Perspective of Other Faiths -- Part 5: A Healing Program at a Local Church.
Contents of Part 1: Science and Spirituality: Science and Religion are Complementary / John Polkinghorne -- Scientific Research Confirms the Value of Prauer in Healing / Larry Dossey -- Belief Can Induce Healing by Evoking the Relaxation Response / Herbert Benson -- Distant Healing Improves Patients' Health / Elizabeth Targ -- A Scientific Study Raises Questions About the Quality of Prayer / Scott Walker.
Contents of Part 2: Healing Prayer in Practice: Prayer is Working with the Divine Energy to Bring Wholeness of Life / Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert -- Healer and Patient Cooperate in Imaging Wholeness / Eetla Soraco -- Roping in the Baby / Barbara Hanke -- God's Power to Heal is Felt in the Power of Love / Teresa Ardanaz -- The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola Have Healing Power / John Wickham -- Loving Action is True Prayer / Pauline Bradbrook.
Contents of Part 3: The Healing Community: Burrswood: A Christian Healing Centre -- Both Medical Science and Prayer Contribute to the Wonder of Healing / Gareth Tuckwell -- God Never Ignores Prayers for Healing / Michael Fulljames -- When You Pray for Healing, Nothing Never Happens / Wendy Dimmock -- A Healing Centre Ministers to Body, Mind, and Spirit / Trevor Denny -- People are Trained to be Spiritual Healers / Morris Maddocks -- A Family and a Parish Prayer Group Assist Healing / Bob Priestman -- Healing Brings About a Change in Life and Relationships / Derek Waddell -- Palliative Care is Healing the Dying / Beverly Spring.
Contents of Part 4: The Perspective of Other Faiths: A Jewish Perspective / Ronald Weiss -- An Islamic Perspective / Haroon Salamat -- A Buddhist Perspective / Roshi Joan Halifax -- A First Nations Perspective / Barbara Shoomski.
Contents of Part 5: A Healing Program at a Local Church: How We Began Our Healing Ministry / Maregery Kellett -- A Healing Program Changes Church and Community / Peter Elliott -- The Wounded Healer Receives Healing / Shirley Harding.
"[E]ditors John Bird, Lorraine Land and Murray MacAdam."
28 essays on a variety of subjects by 32 contributors.
Contents: Reconciliation / Rebecca Tababodong -- Introduction / John Bird -- Canadian History : An Aboriginal Perspective / Georges Erasmus and Joe Sanders -- The Basic Dilemma : Sovereignty or Assimilation / Tim Schouls -- Rooted in Creation / Stan McKay -- Reclaiming Stolen Land / Olive P. Dickason -- Treaty-Making with the Crown / Sharon Venne -- Land Claims : Stuck in Never-never land / Lorraine Land and Roger Townshend -- Self-Government in the New Millennium / Michael Aesch -- Liberating Canada from the Settler Mythology / Andrew Chapeskie -- Recognizing Traditional Environmental Knowledge / Joanne Barnaby -- Rebuilding Community after Residential Schools / Maggie Hodgson -- Honouring Alternatives in the Criminal Justice System / Irene Fraser -- Restoring Women's Values / Bernice Hammersmith -- Gathering Dust or Gathering Strength : What Should Canada Do with the Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples ? / Lorraine Land -- Kicking Out the Indian Agent / Burton Jacobs -- From Cedar Lake to Easterville : Mourning for What My People Lost / Elsie Fiddler -- Nitiassinan : Caribou and F-16s / Napes Ashini -- The Lubicon Cree : Still No Settlement After All These Years / Bernard Ominayak and Ed Bianchi -- The Fall of Dimlahamid : The Gitxsan Wet'su'weten and the Fallout of the Delgamuukw Decision / Terry Glavin -- Nisga'a Patience : Negotiating Our Way into Canada / Rod Robinson -- From Non-Citizen to Nunavut / John Amagoalik -- Not in My Time : Native Issues as a Point of Entry / Murray Angus -- Friends of the Lubicon : How a Small Group of People Can Change the World / Kevin Thomas -- Gunboat Diplomacy in Canada / William Payne -- Romancing the "Other" in Aboriginal Support Work / Jennifer Baron -- Outrages Too Many : Teaching Aboriginal Studies / Ann Pohl -- Once More with Honesty : Christian-Aboriginal Solidarity / Murray MacAdam -- "Are You Willing to Listen ?" / Rene Fumoleau -- The Healing Journey : the Bridge between Cultures / Shirley Harding -- Note on the Editors -- Note on the Public Justice Resource Centre and Citizens for Public Justice.