Fool: Identifying and Overcoming Character Deficiency Syndrome  -     By: Garry Nation
Buy Item $18.89 Retail: $20.99 Save 10% ($2.10) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $7.99 eBook Details

Fool: Identifying and Overcoming Character Deficiency Syndrome

Tate Publishing / 2006 / Paperback

$18.89 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $20.99
|
Save 10% ($2.10)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW865129

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Other Formats (2)
  • Others Also Purchased (10)
Other Formats (2)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $7.99
    Retail: $9.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $7.99
  2. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $18.89
    Retail: $20.99
    Add To Cart
    $18.89
Others Also Purchased (10)

Product Description

The question of ethical character (and its deficiency) has become a matter of lively public discussion in recent years and promises to be so for a long time to come---in private life, in politics, in business, in society. While the world tries to figure out how to restore character, it will not find better guidance than we already have in the Bible.

Fool: Identifying and Overcoming Character Deficiency Syndrome is a forensic, worldview-conscious study of the fool and folly as depicted in the Bible, especially in the Book of Proverbs. The message of author Garry Nation is that character deficiency (folly) is a vicious, predictable, downward spiral of destructive personal choices. Moral upbringing and ethics training may interrupt and temper it, but God's grace alone can cure it. Sometimes humorous, sometimes exasperating, sometimes tragic, but always engaging, Fool uncovers surprising insights into what makes us all tick---and how to fix what's broken.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 264
Vendor: Tate Publishing
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.83 X 5.83 X 0.53 (inches)
ISBN: 1598865129
ISBN-13: 9781598865127
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Beauty of Modesty: Cultivating Virtue in the Face of a Vulgar Culture
    The Beauty of Modesty: Cultivating Virtue in the Face of a Vulgar Culture
    David Vaughan, Diane Vaughan
    Cumberland House Publishing / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $11.66 Retail: $12.95 Save 10% ($1.29)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW2422X
  2. I'm No Angel: From Victoria's Secret Model to Role Model
    I'm No Angel: From Victoria's Secret Model to Role Model
    Kylie Bisutti
    Tyndale House / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 27 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW391892
  3. The 24/7 Experience: A DVD Curriculum on Following Jesus Every Day
    The 24/7 Experience: A DVD Curriculum on Following Jesus Every Day
    Zondervan/Youth Specialties / 2006 / DVD
    $15.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 27% ($6.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 14 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW69879
  4. The Case for Christ/The Case for Faith Updated Student Edition Leader's Guide, Revised
    The Case for Christ/The Case for Faith Updated Student Edition Leader's Guide, Revised
    Jane Vogel
    Zondervan/Youth Specialties / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $5.49 Retail: $5.99 Save 8% ($0.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW819479

Related Products

  1. The Quest for Character
    The Quest for Character
    Charles R. Swindoll
    Zondervan / 1993 / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $11.99 Save 21% ($2.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW0420512
  2. The Power of Integrity
    The Power of Integrity
    John MacArthur
    Crossway / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 24% ($4.00)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 08/10/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW79424
  3. The Practice of Godliness
    The Practice of Godliness
    Jerry Bridges
    NavPress / 1996 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW9941X
  4. In Search of the Proverbs 31 Man
    In Search of the Proverbs 31 Man
    Michelle McKinney Hammond
    Random House / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 20% ($3.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW64514

Publisher's Description

The question of ethical character (and its deficiency) has become a matter of lively public discussion in recent years, and promises to be so for a long time to come-in private life, in politics, in business, in society. While the world tries to figure out how to restored character, it will not find better guidance than we already have in the Bible. This is a forensic, world-view-concious study of the fool and folly as depicted in the Bible, especially in the Book of Proverbs. The message of author Garry D. Nation is that character deficiency (folly) is a vicous, predictable, downward spiral of destructive personal choices. Moral upbringing and ethics training may interrupt and temper it, but God's grace alone can cure it. Sometimes humorous, sometimes exasperating, sometimes tragic, but always engaging, Fool uncovers surprising insights into what makes us all tick-and how to fix what's broken. The appendix alone, "The Book of Wisdom and Folly," is worth the purcase.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Author/Artist Review

Author: Garry D. Nation
Located in: College Station, TX
Submitted: December 11, 2006

    Tell us a little about yourself.  I am a minister, scholar, educator, speaker and writer. I hold the B.A. magna cum laude from Oklahoma Baptist University, the M.Div. and the Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. I am a Fellow of the Oxford Society of Scholars, and a full member of the Evangelical Theological Society and of the Evangelical Philosophical Society. I have served as a pastor and as a Christian school administrator; am a former staff member of Probe Ministries, International as a ProbeCenter Director, and am the co-founder and director of the Institute for Christianity and Culture Studies. I am also a singer, musician, songwriter, and performer, and have appeared on stage in a number of dramatic roles. A native of Oklahoma, I currently live and work in College Station, Texas. I am married and have three children.

    What do you hope folks will gain from this project?  The question of ethical character (and its deficiency) has become a matter of lively public discussion in the past few years, and promises to be so for a long time to come. A society oriented toward feelings has awakened to the fact that character matters. While the rest of the world tries to figure out how to restore moral character, Christians must return to the Bible for guidance. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction." (Proverbs 1:7) Fool: Identifying and Overcoming Character Deficiency Syndrome is a forensic, worldview-conscious study of character. The core of the book is a study of the fool and folly as depicted in the Bible, primarily in Proverbs. The message of Fool is that character deficiency (folly) is a vicious, predictable, downward spiral of destructive personal choices. Sound moral training may interrupt and temper it, but God's grace alone can cure it. Sometimes humorous, sometimes exasperating, sometimes tragic, but always engaging, Fool uncovers surprising insights into what makes us all tickĀ—and into what will fix what is broken.

    Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know:  An added feature is "The Book of Wisdom and Folly," a collated arrangement of the proverbs and passages exposited in the book. Included as an appendix, this section in itself is a fresh treatment of the subject that would make the book worth the purchase for further study.

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Start A New Search