"Religion" is the 16th song in Ives's song collection 114 Songs. As Ives states, the text is a "Quotation from Dr. James T. Bixby's 'Modern Dogmatism' in his 'Essays'--'The New World,' etc. (Thos. Whittaker, N. Y.)".

Ives also notes that the song includes a quotation of "The Shining Shore" (by Geo. F. Root) in the second measure.

Date: 1920Composer: Charles Ives

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by James T. Bixby

There is no unbelief. And day by day and night by night, unconsciously, The heart lives by faith the lips deny; God knows the why.

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114 Songs

Composer(s): Charles Ives

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