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Why Believe in God?


A collection of essays from 15 writers and artists on a timeless question, this material originally appeared in Image Issue 55. The editors of Image envisioned Why Believe in God? not as a rebuttal in the dryly argumentative style of the so-called New Atheists, but as a way of allowing writers and artists to address the question through intuition and imagination. The book contains reflections from poets B.H. Fairchild and Martha Serpas, fiction writers Doris Betts and Ron Hansen, essayist Richard Rodriguez, filmmaker Wim Wenders, songwriter Linford Detweiler (of Over the Rhine), and more.




Doris Betts

Ben Birnbaum

Richard Chess

Dennis Covington

Linford Detweiler

B.H. Fairchild

Ron Hansen

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Richard Jones

Sydney Lea

Gina Ochsner

Richard Rodriguez

Martha Serpas

Wim Wenders

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Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .25 in

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