Healing via “energy fields” is increasingly common. What are the origins and assumptions of such practices? How do we assess these practices in terms of Christian theology and science?
New Age and Eastern Healing practices typically rely on “energy fields” that pervade the universe. Healing therefore involves correcting such energy imbalances or disruptions. Reiki, Reflexology, and Therapeutic Touch are common examples. What are the core assumptions and how could Christians begin discernment in this?