A Letter From The Publisher: may 20, 1966

FEW TIME stories have created so much stir and comment as has our April 8 cover, which posed and probed the epistemological question that has become pervasive in the new theology: Is God dead? From all over the U.S. and abroad, thousands of readers wrote us, many—especially churchmen—praising the story, some criticizing us for dealing with the question as a cover subject, and a few inattentive ones berating us for announcing the end of God. A vast majority of those who themselves answered the question did so, in widely varying ways, with a resounding "No!" Some thought that the week of...

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