Episode of Series “Healers quacks or mystics”.
Can supernatural forces be summoned at will to assist with human healing? In this episode Nevill Drury introduces us to spiritual healer, Rita McReady; the Assembly of God congregation in Mt. Gravatt, Qld, which conducts miracle services for sufferers each Sunday afternoon; the programs and philosophies practised at the Adventist Sanatorium Hospital in Sydney to mobilise the faith of patients to aid the healing process; the controversial Australian psychic surgeon, Chris Coles and finally the anointing and laying on of hands practised in a Sydney Anglican Church.
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