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Dear Einstein, Do Scientists Pray?


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In 1936, sixth grader Phyllis wrote a letter to Albert Einstein on behalf
of her Sunday school class. She asked the famous scientists whether scientists

My dear Dr. Einstein,

We have brought up the question: Do scientists pray? in our Sunday
school class. It began by asking whether we could believe in both science
and religion. We are writing to scientists and other important men,
to try and have our own question answered.

We will feel greatly honored if you will answer our question: Do
scientists pray, and what do they pray for?

We are in the sixth grade, Miss Ellis’s class.

Respectfully yours,



Read Einstein’s reply over at Letters of Note: Link


Previously on Neatorama: 10 Strange Facts About Einstein

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May 21st, 2012

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