• Photographs of hand gestures during prayers at a Christian conference. Notice how the tension in the hands differs based on whether the person is praying (active) or listening to someone else praying (passive).
  • Glasses removed. Unknown if active or passive.
  • Hands gripped tight. Active.
  • Hands twisting, wrenching. Active. Second pairs of hands, playing with wedding band. Passive.
  • Glasses removed. Hands pressed tight between knees.¬†Unknown if active or passive.
  • Hand curled tight into neck. Unknown.
  • Hand touching shoulder of person prayed for. Active.
  • Fingertips touching. Unknown.
  • Hand clasping arm. Passive.¬†
  • Hands gripping chair. Active.
  • Hands folded. Passive.
  • Hands folded. Passive.
  • Head resting in hands. Unknown.
  • Hands gripping chair. Solitary prayer. Active.