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Unformatted text preview: that is still going 10 years later. A lot of families are hurt every day by the many deployments and deaths our soldiers are enduring. A positive side effect of organized religion is strength, mentally and emotionally, having faith in God and also a church family that can be counted on. An example is the power of prayer shown in a study that was done in San Francisco (Fisher, 2005). The study is that two groups of heart patients were either prayed for or not prayed for. The patients that were prayed for had a better chance of not having complications than those that didnt get prayed for. Of those that were not prayed for they were five times more likely to require antibiotics, three times more likely to develop pulmonary edema, and twelve times more likely to require a mechanical ventilator (Fisher, 2005). EFFECT OF RELIGION 3 Reference Fisher, M. (2005). Living Religions (6th ed.). Published by Prentice-Hall....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ACCT 231 taught by Professor Shan during the Spring '10 term at Allen University.
- Spring '10