After a writer for the popular conservative Christian website called out my critique of evangelical prayer, I had some re-thinking to do.
If we will let it, prayer can carry us.
Whether invoking one god, many gods, or no god, prayer is about silencing the chatter and finding truth.
What a nineteenth-century devotional by an obscure British writer can teach about the practicality of prayer.
Three religions. Three holidays. Three common denominators: Goats, sacrifice, and prayer.
I’m coming to see prayer as the archaeological dig that precedes any great discovery.
Most people are either praying for themselves, a favorite sports team, or the winning lottery ticket.
An atheist finds wisdom in prayer, even if it is a practice often undergirded by indefensible beliefs.
The dubious phrase does have something going for it — namely, controversy that could lead to conversation.