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Divine intervention? A Cochrane review on intercessory prayer gone beyond science and reason

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Divine intervention? A Cochrane review on intercessory prayer gone beyond science and reason. / Jørgensen, Karsten Juhl; Hróbjartsson, Asbjørn; Gøtzsche, Peter C.

I: Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine, Bind 8, 2009, s. 7.

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Jørgensen, KJ, Hróbjartsson, A & Gøtzsche, PC 2009, 'Divine intervention? A Cochrane review on intercessory prayer gone beyond science and reason', Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine, bind 8, s. 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/1477-5751-8-7

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Jørgensen, K. J., Hróbjartsson, A., & Gøtzsche, P. C. (2009). Divine intervention? A Cochrane review on intercessory prayer gone beyond science and reason. Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine, 8, 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/1477-5751-8-7

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Jørgensen KJ, Hróbjartsson A, Gøtzsche PC. Divine intervention? A Cochrane review on intercessory prayer gone beyond science and reason. Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine. 2009;8:7. https://doi.org/10.1186/1477-5751-8-7

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Jørgensen, Karsten Juhl ; Hróbjartsson, Asbjørn ; Gøtzsche, Peter C. / Divine intervention? A Cochrane review on intercessory prayer gone beyond science and reason. I: Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine. 2009 ; Bind 8. s. 7.

Bibtex

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abstract = "We discuss in this commentary a recent Cochrane review of 10 randomised trials aimed at testing the religious belief that praying to a god can help those who are prayed for. The review concluded that the available studies merit additional research. However, the review presented a scientifically unsound mixture of theological and scientific arguments, and two of the included trials that had a large impact on the findings had problems that were not described in the review. The review fails to live up to the high standards required for Cochrane reviews.",
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