“Without a Prayer”

Many colonists came to this country seeking to practice their faith freely, but true religious liberty was a rarity in the colonies, and the U.S. still has an antipathy to atheism. Americans in large numbers today do not want atheists teaching their children, or as the country’s President. An essay by Casey Cep, a Rhodes Scholar, author, and staff writer at The New Yorker. Tom Lisenbee will lead the service.