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PRAYER AND RELIGION.

I TO 'lilt; EDITOR. ! Sir.—The enclosed excerpt from a I writer whose name I forget' is -o perlii neiit to the correspondence you are cour- ' teously allowing that 1 crave space for the w'ritoi's reasoning. It is also a pertinent set-off against German hegemony: " Flavor -can iheie he piayei if the | personality ot God is no longer believed? i 1 think so. l'i'i-yei may he ,-om-e:ve<l as ; j-li Communion with God; '?e a roengn_ition of the highest truth within us: <3) I intense, resignation to law —i.e., to the | will of God ; (4; intense aspiration within i the limits of our own powers." He seems ! to sav frauklv that religion, is going out |of the world"; hut that is not a good ! but a. bad thing. "With it will go some i of the highest elements of human nature. ' j Theie must cume a reaction toward:- reiiI gion ; the void will be too great. "Civil j authority is spiritual and of God—each I century "must solve its own prolu.-m. j Consideration for your -span juevents mv enlarging on this question of prayer am! faith—l' am, etc., EM. I January 20.

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PRAYER AND RELIGION., Issue 15706, 21 January 1915

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PRAYER AND RELIGION. Issue 15706, 21 January 1915

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