The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


No place for Jesus

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon rule on the constitutionality of prayer at public meetings. A survey finds U.S. voters clearly favor prayer as long as it’s generic and not specifically Christian. Most registered voters (73 percent) said “prayer at public meetings is fine as long as the public officials are not favoring some beliefs over others.” And 23 percent said “public meetings shouldn’t have any prayers at all because prayers by definition suggest one belief or another.”


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