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Christian prayer

Topics covered in this section:

bullet Introduction Beliefs about prayer; why people pray; opinion poll results

bullet The Bible and prayer:
bullet The Lord's prayer
bullet Prayer in the Christian Scriptures (New Testament); public vs. private prayer

bullet Evangelical Christian activities:
bullet The National Day of Prayer
bullet The National Day of Reason (NDR): An alternative celebration on the same day: Part 1 Part 2
bullet Southern Baptists' prayer guides
bullet "See you at the pole" school prayer event

bulletPrayer in the U.S. public schools:
bullet Menu: Public school & library prayer
bullet Popular misconceptions
bullet About the federal Equal Access Act regarding student clubs; attempts to circumvent the Act
bullet Essays on many other school prayer topics

bulletPrayer in U.S.municipal council meetings:
bullet Conflicts over public prayers and invocations

bullet Healing:
bullet The Bible and physical healing
bullet Faith healing: the use of prayer instead of or in addition to medical treatment

bulletDoes prayer work? Studies to find the effectiveness of prayer:
bullet Can prayer determine the will of God? A pilot study with surprising results
bullet About intercessory prayer: The scientific study of miracles: A skepical essay donated by Gil Gaudia

Francis Galton and the testing of prayer: A skeptical essay donated by Bill Peddie

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Copyright 2001 to 2017 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Originally written: 2001-OCT-12
Latest update: 2017-OCT-30
Author: B.A. Robinson

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