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John Davis <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 17 Nov 2012 17:41:02 -0500
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As I recall, when placing "In God we trust" on money was proposed during
his lifetime, Mark Twain said words to the effect that doing so would be
appropriate because it is the God we trust.

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Rod Rawlings <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I must ask what I think is a reasonable question:
> If Mark Twain is known to have wrestled with the concept of God his
> entire adult life, questioned and doubted God, why are four respected
> Twain-promoting institutions today quietly going along with and even
> promoting a Mark Twain commemorative coin imprinted with the words "In
> God We Trust"?
> Unfortunately, unavoidably, my best answer must seem cynical:
> About $1 million each.
> --
> Rod Rawlings
> 941-713-4446 Direct

John H. Davis, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Department of Language and Literature
Chowan University
Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855