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Listening to your program, I was once again moved by the power of prayer in its myriad manifestations yet, at the same time, how complex an issue it is for our society. I could not help flashing back to watching soldiers and Marines bow their heads in prayer before going out on missions, at memorials, during a chaplain's visit to their post. With my film partner, we were documenting the work of chaplains in Afghanistan and Iraq, and one of the issues that came up was prayer -- how chaplains should pray in public, how do they support troops who pray very differently not just in form but in content, how do they ensure that troops who do not share the majority faith not feel excluded.... One thing that came clear to me was that prayer can be deeply healing yet also divisive, and that we need to engage with both aspects when figuring out its role in such settings as the military.