This well-researched anthology looks at American history through the prayers its people have offered over the past two-and-a-half centuries. Prayers are drawn from a wide variety of faiths, including Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.
Prayers for America: for an Election, for the Government, in Times of War or Crisis, for Repentance and Renewal, for Peace, Thanksgivings and Litanies
Prayers for national occasions: Inauguration Day, Presidential birthdays, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Election Day, Thanksgiving Day, and others
Prayers from American history: Prayers said on historic occasions such as Washington’s funeral, the American Revolution, the death of George Washington, the slave trade and abolition, the Civil War, the death of Abraham Lincoln, the Industrial Revolution, the Spanish-American War, the First World War, the Second World War, the Clinton impeachment crisis, the 9/11 attack, and more.
- Christopher L Webber