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St. Augustine authors 'serenity prayer'?

Was the serenity prayer authored by Saint Augustine? No. While many would like to attribute the prayer to an important personage from the distant past, it was instead written in the early 1930’s by Reinhold Niebuhr, an American theologian. Part of its renown comes from its association with Alcoholics Anonymous.


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