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The Inaugural Prayer We Didn't Hear
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Eboo Patel Claire Albert An inaugural prayer should connect the particularities of one ...

Come Celebrate With Us Where You Are
Originally Posted: 08/01/2012 - 9:48am | Type: Blog

A few years ago, a bunch of activist-types and a bunch of prayer-warriors got together to create a prayer book with the goal of bringing together the Bible and the newspaper. A fe ...

Remembering Christian Peacemaker Tom Fox on the Anniversary of His Death in Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>"Let's listen in now to the Marine Corps Band," the CNN commentator says. The camera pans across the Washington Mall. People, as far as the eye can see, waiting for the historic moment, ...

Lift Every Voice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I was there at the Lincoln Memorial Opening Inaugural Event, the Inauguration I was there at the Lincoln Memorial Opening Inaugural Event, the Inauguration Nice writin, ...

Video and Transcript: Rev. Joseph Lowery's Inauguration Benediction
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p> God of our weary years, God of our silent tears, thou who has brought us thus far along the way, thou who has by thy might led us into the light, keep us forever in the path, we pray, lest our feet s ...

My Obama Inauguration Benediction: A Singular Moment in Time
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

You would think attempting to summarize my feelings on having been asked to deliver the Benediction at the Inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama-would be simple. In fact, it's quite a challenge; gi ...