Religion: Faith Healing

His subordinate priests last week commanded elderly Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury, to write them out an Office for faith healing. They want him to prescribe what unctions to use, how to apply them, how to "lay on hands," what prayers to utter and in what order. Perforce the Archbishop, who is Anglican Primate of All England, will prepare such Office. But his version will endure only until the Canterbury House of Bishops prepares an official prescription. It will of course have no authenticity...

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