The success of this radio program and the daily column syndicated in many papers has familiarized many with the purpose and substance of this book. Murrow's introduction, describing the inception of the idea, gives it deeper significance. For here is a group of men and women, well known names among them, but most of them business and professional people in all walks of life -- who share their personal creeds, reflecting an abiding belief in the dignity of the individual and the conviction that any worthwhile belief must be hammered out by experience. In most of the statements is evidence that religion is to each one of them a reality. Here is inspirational material in human terms.