Saturday, November 28, 2009

Serenity Prayer

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/28/us/28prayer.html?_r=1&ref=us

New York Times
28 November 2009

Serenity Prayer Skeptic Now Credits Niebuhr

By LAURIE GOODSTEIN

A Yale librarian who cast doubt last year on the origins of the Serenity Prayer, adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous and reprinted on countless knickknacks, says new evidence has persuaded him to retain the famed Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr as the author in the next edition of The Yale Book of Quotations. [...]