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October 23, 2005 Guest - Art Simon
Program: The No-Nonsense Prayer
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Art Simon is the founder and president emeritus of Bread for the World, the nationís premier citizenís lobby against hunger. He served for almost two decades as its chief executive officer and then directed the Washington Office of Christian Childrenís Fund from 1992 to 1997. He was pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church on New Yorkís Lower East Side, a densely populated low-income area, from 1961 to 1972. His book, Bread for the World, won the national Religious Book Award. His most recent book is Rediscovering the Lordís Prayer (Augsburg, 2005). Simon is an alumnus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Dana College, Blair, Nebraska. He has received a number of awards and honorary degrees, including the Presidential Hunger Award for Lifetime Achievement. Photo by Martin H. Simon

 

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