So far this legislative session there have been 39 invocations at the Texas Capitol, a gathering place for people of all religions, no religion and those somewhere in between. Thirty-seven of the invocations were offered by Christians. There’s been one Jew and one Muslim (and the latter caused some tension).
Twenty-five of the House and Senate invocations mentioned or were offered in the name of Jesus Christ.
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