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A Phone Booth to God

by Staff


Tags: public art, prayer, Baltimore,

Phone Booth

Since the advent of cell phones, phone booths have lost much of their usefulness. So what if you want to contact the divine? Better find a prayer booth like the one featured in the Baltimore Sun. The booth—complete with a kneeler and directions for proper hand positioning—was conceived as a public space for the typically private activity of prayer, but passers-by seem more bemused than spiritually buoyed by its presence.

Lisa Gulya

Image by Mrs. W., licensed under Creative Commons.