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Prayer may reshape your brain
    #256438 - 07/27/09 10:55 PM (7 years, 4 months ago)

Prayer May Reshape Your Brain ... And Your Reality

by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

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May 20, 2009

Scientists are making the first attempts to understand spiritual experience — and what happens in the brains and bodies of people who believe they connect with the divine.

The field is called "neurotheology," and although it is new, it's drawing prominent researchers in the U.S. and Canada. Scientists have found that the brains of people who spend untold hours in prayer and meditation are different.

I met Scott McDermott five years ago, while covering a Pentecostal revival meeting in Toronto. It was pandemonium. People were speaking in tongues and barking like dogs. I thought, "What is a United Methodist minister, with a Ph.D. in New Testament theology, doing here?"

Then McDermott told me about a vision he had had years earlier.

"I saw fire dancing on my eyelids," he recalled, staring into the middle distance. "I felt God say to me, 'You be the oil, and I'll be the flame.' Then began to feel waves of the Spirit flow through my body."

I never forgot McDermott. When I heard that scientists were studying the brains of people who spent countless hours in prayer and meditation, I thought, "I've got to see what's going on in Scott McDermott's head."




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Re: Prayer may reshape your brain. (You reshape your muscles when you use them) [Re: mhbound]
    #256502 - 07/28/09 01:10 AM (7 years, 4 months ago)

I would wonder if the well trained mind can better bring things to creation and place with thoughts alike gregg braiden's research than non-meditating mind.



I think most common thoughts/results of this occur mostly in subliminal levels.


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