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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2013
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In Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely knownbut not well understoodChristian men, each of whom uniquely showcases a commitment to live by certain virtues in the truth of the gospel.
Written in a beautiful and engaging style, Seven Men addresses what it means (or should mean) to be a man today, at a time when media and popular culture present images of masculinity that are not the picture presented in Scripture and historic civil life. What does it take to be a true exemplar as a father, brother, husband, leader, coach, counselor, change agent, and wise man? What does it mean to stand for honesty, courage, and charity, especially at times when the culture and the world run counter to those values?Each of the seven biographies represents the life of a man who experienced the struggles and challenges to be strong in the face of forces and circumstances that would have destroyed the resolve of lesser men. Each of the seven men profiledGeorge Washington, William Wilberforce, Eric Liddell, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Jackie Robinson, John Paul II, and Charles Colsoncall the reader to a more elevated walk and lifestyle, one that embodies the gospel in the world around us.
RON5 Stars Out Of 5Seven Men And the Secret of Thier GreatnessJanuary 30, 2015RONQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent examples of the character profiles missing among, not only in our young people, but in our society as a whole. Sure wish our National leaders could model such men, if they did we would not be in the moral decline our country is now experiencing.
Sandy5 Stars Out Of 5Seven MenDecember 12, 2014SandyQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Fabulous book, stories of 7 men, familiar names to most of us, whose lives are an inspiration to all us "ordinary" people.
ADave5 Stars Out Of 5Great writingAugust 22, 2014ADaveI enjoyed this book very much. Some chapters meant more to me than others. The chapters on Wilborce & Bonhoeffer were a good overall summary. I had recently read AMAZING GRACE and now I've been reading BONHOEFFER. I discover much more to the story of Eric Liddell (other than the movie "Chariots of Fire>').
ClintPAAge: 25-34Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Inspiring and challenging!January 17, 2014ClintPAAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5These brief examinations of lives lived to their fullest are examples that men (and women) in this age should look to in order to stand against a culture of selfishness and comfort-seeking. Eric Metaxas has a very enjoyable writing style and brings out the power of God in these men's lives. All men Christian or not will be influenced by this work.
KathyMacungie PAAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent ReadJanuary 13, 2014KathyMacungie PAAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great book. Gave it to my son for Christmas and he read through it quickly and gave it great reviews!