Re: Scientific study of the effects of prayer

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 20:38:02 MDT

jeff davis wrote:

> Prayer may influence in vitro fertilization success
> ...
> had a 50 percent pregnancy rate compared to a 26
> percent rate in the group of women who did not have
> people praying for them. None of the women undergoing
> the IVF procedures knew about the praying.

AHA! So if they knew not they were being prayed for,
then how did they find out? When they became preggers,
people would come up and say "Oh, praise [fill in
deity of choice] I was praaaaaying for more collection
plate stuffers, it worked!"

Would they say such a thing to a nonpregnant woman?
In what terms? spike

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