Faith-healer sought medical care while recommending against same for teen

Jan 7, 2013 Full story: www.knoxnews.com

He was the "spiritual father" of a 15-year-old girl, terminally ill with cancer, who had convinced the girl's mother to rely on faith instead of medicine to try to heal her.

But when it came to his own cancer and pneumonia, Ariel Ben Sherman was treated in a hospital in South Carolina, records show. Full Story

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#1 Jan 8, 2013
Faith-Healer = Snake-Oil-Salesman

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#2 Jan 10, 2013
Religious people, telling everyone else that "faith" works, but they know it doesn't. He should be tried for attempted murder.

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#3 Jan 11, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
Religious people, telling everyone else that "faith" works, but they know it doesn't. He should be tried for attempted murder.
If he can be charged, it's probably for negligent homicide or reckless endangerment. I'll be surprised if that happens, though.

“My hand is over my crotch.”

Since: Jan 10

It's time to put it to use

#4 Jan 11, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
Religious people, telling everyone else that "faith" works, but they know it doesn't. He should be tried for attempted murder.
Faith works, but only for you, not for me. LOL!

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