Reverberations is a digital project of the Social Science Research Council’s program on Religion and the Public Sphere and its New Directions in the Study of Prayer (NDSP) initiative, which aims to generate innovative research on practices of prayer and to build an interdisciplinary network of scholars engaged in the study of prayer. NDSP currently funds twenty-eight scholars and journalists conducting research on practices of prayer throughout the world through a grants program supported by funding from the John Templeton Foundation.

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