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Former President Carter writing book about religious faith

Simon & Schuster announced Wednesday  (Jan. 17) that Carter's "Faith: A Journey for All" will tell of how religion has sustained him and what role it plays in society.

Former President Jimmy Carter teaches during Sunday school class at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, on Dec. 13, 2015.  (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Carter is working on a book about his religious faith.

Simon & Schuster announced Wednesday (Jan. 17) that Carter’s “Faith: A Journey for All” will tell of how religion has sustained him and what role it plays in society.

Carter, 93, said in a statement that he wanted to explore faith’s “far-reaching effect.”

Carter has been a prolific author since leaving the presidency in 1981. He has written memoirs, fiction, poetry and policy books. His memoir “An Hour Before Daylight” was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2002.

“Faith” is scheduled to come out in March.