I Believe This

I Believe This

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John Marsden
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384
  • Publication date: 2004
  • Publisher: Random House Australia
  • Weight: 0.46 kg Note that the actual book cover may differ from the picture

Eight years ago over a hundred well-known Australians tackled the biggest question of all, exploring their personal truths in a frank, provocative and uplifting collection of essays. Now, almost a decade later, the world has changed, ideals are different and the very foundations of our belief systems have been challenged and transformed. In a timely revisiting of what makes up the Australian soul, best-selling author John Marsden asked another hundred eminent Australians to open up their hearts and articulate the beliefs they hold most dear. Brutally honest, infinitely surprising and inspirational, I BELIEVE THIS is a snapshot of the Australian spirit as it grapples with life, our world and what it all means. What do you believe? I believe in hope' Hope encourages people to face challenges, even the worst. Hope brings courage and life. Hope reassures people to go forward even if there is little chance to succeed. Fr Nguyen Van Cao 'That the most intense happiness is contained in the simplest things- the sight of your father laughing uncontrollably during a film, a bedroom filled with the sleep of your children, requited love. Nikki Gemmell I believe in rationality because it