Bruchko - Chapters 19 through 24 Summary & Analysis

Bruce Olson
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Chapters 19 through 24 Summary and Analysis

Bruce continues to work and to see the examples of healing among the Motilone people. He cites a man who had been bitten by a poisonous snake and recovered though there was no anti-venom available. When Bruce questions the treatment he's told they used antibiotics and prayer and seem surprised that he's surprised it worked.

Bruce notes that the antibiotic would have had not effect and that the people trust medicines only as a gift from God. A similar thing happens when a man falls and breaks his back. At a hospital, he's told he'll have to remain still for three months. Bobby and Bruce, knowing he won't be able to obey that demand, anoint the man with oil and pray. Only Bruce and the doctors are surprised when the man is fully recovered just days later. In 1967, Arabadoyca...

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