Religion: Healer of Memories

Sometime Lay Evangelist Jimmy Carter is not the only member of his Southern Baptist family to plunge into religious work. His younger sister Ruth Carter Stapleton, 46, has been on the Gospel trail for nine years both preaching and practicing what she calls "healing of memories." She works not only with her fellow Protestants but with Roman Catholics as well; 5,000 of them attended one of her healing sessions in Atlantic City last October. She also conducted spiritual workshops in 75 other U.S. cities last year, as well as in Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and England.

Stapleton goes on the road neither as...