"In Stay Alive All Your Life," Dr. Peale shows readers that fruitful and joyous living can be achieved when we have deep and honest belief in ourselves and in God. He teaches them how to use their powers of belief to overcome depression, learn from their mistakes, and live above pain and suffering. His programs includes ways to put positive thinking into action, attain self-confidence, and live with enthusiasm.
For half a century, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale was one of the most influential clergymen in the United States as Pastor of the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City from 1932 until 1984. By applying Christianity to everyday problems and using a keen understanding of human psychology, he was able to help millions in sharing his message. The author of 46 books, his most famous, "The Power of Positive Thinking," has sold 15 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. His weekly radio program, "The Art of Living," was broadcast on NBC for 54 years. His popular Guideposts magazine has a circulation of more than 3.2 million, the largest of any religious publication. In 1945, he and his wife, Ruth, began the Peale Center for Christian Living, where she continues his work to this day. Norman Vincent Peale died in December 1993 at the age of 95.