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Hands, laying on of

Hands, laying on of. An action suggesting ideas of blessing, consecration, and the transmission of spiritual power. It is accordingly used in most Christian rites of confirmation, ordination, and healing.

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laying on of hands

laying on of hands in religious usage, the deliberate touching of someone in blessing or ordination.

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"laying on of hands." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Retrieved May 22, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/laying-hands