Ben Carson has seen firsthand the best and worst of what America has to offer. From his own childhood of crippling poverty to his brilliant career as a world-renowned surgeon and humanitarian, Ben Carson has sought to solve problems in his own life and the lives of others through education, hard work, and perseverance. In America the Beautiful he turns his attention to many of the issues facing America today--healthcare, education, capitalism and more, to explore what is great about our nation, and what needs to be addressed. You'll gain new insights on our nation's origins, our Judeo-Christian heritage, our educational system and more. America the Beautiful is a stirring manifesto of the values that have shaped America's past and must shape her future. You'll be inspired to heed the call to use your God-given talents to improve your life, the nation, and our world.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0310330718 ISBN-13: 9780310330714 Availability: In Stock
Tackling the issues at the forefront of the American mind---healthcare, education, capitalism, and more America the Beautiful is indispensable reading. From four-time bestselling author, internationally renowned neurosurgeon, and humanitarian Dr. Ben Carson, here is a sobering and inspiring manifesto of Americas greatness, her failings, and the values and changes it will take to carry our country into a brilliant and prosperous future.
Dr. Benjamin Carson is a Professor of Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Oncology, and Pediatrics, and the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. He is also the author of four bestselling books---Gifted Hands, Think Big, The Big Picture, and Take the Risk. He serves on the boards of the Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., and the Academy of Achievement, among others, and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation. He and his wife, Candy, cofounded the Carson Scholars Fund (www.carsonscholars.org), a 501(c)3 established to counteract America's crisis in education by identifying and rewarding academic role models in the fourth through eleventh grades, regardless of race, creed, religion and socio-economic status, who also demonstrate humanitarian qualities. There are over 4800 scholars in forty-five states. Ben and Candy are the parents of three grown sons and reside in Baltimore County, Maryland.