Faith Healing and Modern Medicine

Thousands of Americans choose faith healings over medical intervention every day, for themselves and for their children. When does a country that prides itself on freedom of religion declare that public health trumps personal belief?

Bad Faith
Dr. Paul A. Offit writes passionately on the tangled relationship between medicine and religion in contemporary America in “Bad Faith.” This is an unprecedented look into the minds of those who choose to medically martyr themselves, or their children, in the name of religion.
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