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Author: Herbert Benson Narrator: David Brand, Herbert Benson Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 1996 ISBN: 9780743547260
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TIMELESS HEALING THE POWER A life-changing work from the bestselling author of The Relaxation Response

Herbert Benson, M.D. explores the true intersection and connections between objective sciences and the mystifying power of the human spirit. He tells how affirming beliefs, particularly belief in a higher power, makes a critical contribution to our physical health. In essence, Dr. Benson's messages is that our bodies are wired for God.

A Harvard physician, Dr. Benson documents that when people call upon faith, they activate neurologic pathways for self-healing, and he shows how you, along with a caring physician or healer, can tap into your reservoir of "remembered wellness" to affect and cure 60 to 90 percent of medical complaints. Dr. Benson does not dismiss modern health care. Instead, he proposes practical ways in which patients and the medical community can make faith an integral part of it.

Along Timeless Healing's journey of intellectual enlightenment, Dr. Benson creates a wonderful web of personal anecdotes, scientific research, social commentary, and spiritual wisdom that outlines a life-transforming and society-changing blueprint for healing. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a thought-provoking inquiry into the mind/body connection.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A gold mine of information about the integration of body, mind, and soul.” 

    M. Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled 

  • Timeless Healing [is] a tonic for our diseased times.”

    Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul 

  • “The faith Community has long awaited validation by the scientific world. Here it is.”

    Marianne Williamson, author of Return to Love and Illuminata 

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nancy | 3/7/2011

    " I was thinking this sounded like something I read in the 70's then I saw that he wrote his first one in the 70s. Sounds good, but don't know that I'm up to it now either. "

About the Author

Herbert Benson, MD, is the Mind Body Medical Institute associate professor of medicine at Harvard. He is the author of the bestselling book The Relaxation Response, as well as many other trade books. His groundbreaking work established the modern field of mind body medicine. Dr. Benson is the director emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.