More on prayer

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This Is Your Brain on God

Five things to know about the biological basis of spirituality.

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Politicians Are People, Too

This election season, don’t forget to pray for our leaders — not as politicians, but as people.

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Thanks, Gospel Coalition, for the Prayer Pushback

After a writer for the popular conservative Christian website called out my critique of evangelical prayer, I had some re-thinking to do.

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Cradled by Prayer

If we will let it, prayer can carry us.

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Losing God and Discovering Prayer

Whether invoking one god, many gods, or no god, prayer is about silencing the chatter and finding truth.

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Prayer That Can Sustain the Busy Life

What a nineteenth-century devotional by an obscure British writer can teach about the practicality of prayer.

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This Weekend, it’s All About the Goats

Three religions. Three holidays. Three common denominators: Goats, sacrifice, and prayer.

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Praying A Sermon Into Existence

I’m coming to see prayer as the archaeological dig that precedes any great discovery.

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What Do Americans Pray For?

Most people are either praying for themselves, a favorite sports team, or the winning lottery ticket.

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How to Pray for Divine Guidance Without Religion

An atheist finds wisdom in prayer, even if it is a practice often undergirded by indefensible beliefs.