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Grace 'too religious' say Cambridge University students

Source: Times Online Posted By: post_123 4630 days ago

Students at a Cambridge college want to jettison their traditional Grace before dinner because they believe it “too religious”. But according to a leading classicist, the secular replacement that they have written is an “insult” to Latin.

The Christian Grace said at the start of the formal evening meals that are held at Newnham College once a week in term-time reads: “Benedic nobis Domine Deus et his donis quae de liberalitate tua sumpturi sumus per Jesum Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.”


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