One day in the fall of 1981, eight men in their 70s stepped out of a van in front of a converted monastery in New Hampshire. They shuffled forward, a few of them arthritically stooped, a couple with canes. Then they passed through the door and entered a time warp.

Jeff Rediger is a psychiatrist and medical director at McLean Hospital in Boston, where he also serves as instructor at Harvard Medical School and is founder of the Center for Psychological & Spiritual Development in Cambridge.

Today The Dr. Oz Show was titled ‘Dr. Oz Exclusive: Man Claims to Heal with a Prayer”. The featured guest was Dr. Issam Nemeh. He says he can heal people not with surgery, or medicine, but with his bare hands and prayer. Dr. Nemeh has been called a faith healer.