Religion: For All Time

Give us Peace for all time, O Lord, and fill my heart and the hearts of all men everywhere with the spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Since the Crisis last September, this simple prayer has arisen daily at high noon throughout Britain, on the lips or in the hearts of countless Christians. In Britain, which has been perhaps more hag-ridden by fear of war than any other nation, the spread of this prayer unites Anglicans and Nonconformists as they have not been united in centuries. The sponsor of the 27-word petition is the League of Prayer and Service, which thereby has...

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