This small book is author Sarah Taggart's reply to the questions: Does God exist? and Why do we care? It is written in simple language, with vivid stories and challenging ideas. It is intended for young people whose science classes have collided with their Sunday School educations, and also for adults who have struggled with life-long skepticism, even though they are regular members of traditional churches. The author has a Doctor of MInistry degree from the Ecumenical Theological Seminary, and has written three previous books about the connection between psychology and belief: The Elephant Called Reality (Doctoral Dissertation, 1990), Living As If: Belief Systems in Mental Health Practice (Jossey-Bass 1994) and Searching for Dr. God: The Healing of a Soul (Thomas More/RCL 2000) She has also written three novels and a book of poetry. She has three sons and six grandchildren, with whom she has had many challenging conversations about the nature of belief. She is an adult convert to Christianity, has belonged to several Protestant denominations, and received a valued education in a variety Roman Catholic settings as well. She has, as C. S.
Lewis once described it, "spent a lot of time in the hallway.