My selections include
all time favorite and familiar prayers like the Lord's Prayer, the Serenity Prayer,
and the Prayer of St. Francis, along with the contemporary, and very popular prayer
of Jabez and the Jelly Bean Prayer. Here you will find prayers for healing, prayers
for use at mealtime and bedtime. While I have no scientific measure of how "popular"
a prayer might be, nor is popularity to be equated with quality, there is something
about the following prayers that make them surely among the world's most favorite.
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The Rev. Charles P. Henderson is a Presbyterian minister and
Executive Director of CrossCurrents.
He is the author of God and Science (John Knox Press, 1986).
A revised and expanded version of the book is appearing here. God and Science (Hypertext Edition,
He is also editor of a new book, featuring articles by world class scientists and theologians, and illustrating the leading views on the relationship between science and religion: Faith, Science and the Future (CrossCurrents Press, 2007).
Charles also tracks the boundry between the virtual and the real at his blog: Next World Design, focusing on the mediation of art, science and spirituality in the metaverse.