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Bible-Reading Marathon Underway Amid Changing Landscape of Faith

In a chilly spring drizzle, people lined up Thursday morning to read the Bible nonstop in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The annual 90-hour U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon, now in its 27th year, marks the National Day of Prayer. "It’s foundational for who we are as human beings to know our purpose, and our purpose comes from our creator," Pastor Jeffrey Light of NOVUM Baptist Church in Virginia told VOA, saying that the event aims to highlight the...

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