Scholar changes view, says Niebuhr probably wrote `Serenity Prayer’

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(RNS) After receiving new evidence, the editor of a prominent compilation of famous quotations now believes theologian Reinhold Niebuhr most likely is the author of the popular “Serenity Prayer.” “I think it’s not certain,” Fred R. Shapiro, editor of “The Yale Book of Quotations,” said in an interview Monday (Nov. 30). “If I had to […]

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