Issue 482 – Faith and Prayer History

We must seek revival of our strength in the spiritual foundations which are the bedrock of our republic. Democracy is the outgrowth of the religious conviction of the sacredness of every human life. On the religious side, its highest embodiment is the Bible; on the political side, the Constitution.

– President Herbert Hoover, 1943,
during World War II in a joint statement with the widows of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Coolidge, Taft, Harrison, and Cleveland.

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