God: 48 Famous and Fascinating Minds Talk About God

God: 48 Famous and Fascinating Minds Talk About God

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Overview

God: 48 Famous and Fascinating Minds Talk About God by Jennifer Berne, R.O. Blechman


For anyone who has wondered, "What have the greatest minds in human history thought of God?" This charmingly-illustrated compendium of quotes will inspire, comfort, and delight anyone who has contemplated the higher power.

Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by the idea a divine, omnipotent being. This curiosity has captivated all of us, including civilization's most brilliant thinkers. God is a compilation of 48 carefully-chosen quotes from history's most interesting minds-including Homer, Galileo, Einstein, Pope Francis, and Maya Angelou-specifically on what they had to say when they pondered the higher power. The quotes are paired with delightful illustrations from famed New Yorker cartoonist R.O. Blechman, grounding this varied group of perspectives in a common visual language that is sure to amuse and delight readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762462322
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 08/29/2017
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 803,993
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

R.O. Blechman is an award-winning illustrator, graphic designer, and art director. Best known for his witty and incisive cover for The New Yorker, he has been the subject of a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Cartoonists Society in 2010. He has been praised by the New York Times as "an artist in a class by himself" and by Maurice Sendak for his "immensely rich talent." He lives in upstate New York.

Jennifer Berne is the award-winning author of On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein, and Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau. Her books have been among the New York Times Editors' Choice, Horn Book Best Non-Fiction Books, NPR's Great Reads, and Eric Carle Museum's "Best of the Best." She worked at "The Factory" for Andy Warhol, and had a successful career as an advertising copywriter. She lives in upstate New York.

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