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.
Sections include: 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. "