Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness - eBook  -     By: Eric Metaxas
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Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness - eBook

Thomas Nelson / 2013 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781595554703
ISBN-13: 9781595554703
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

In Seven Men, New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas presents seven exquisitely crafted short portraits of widely known—but not well understood—Christian 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 profiled—George Washington, William Wilberforce, Eric Liddell, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Jackie Robinson, John Paul II, and Charles Colson—call the reader to a more elevated walk and lifestyle, one that embodies the gospel in the world around us.

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    December 12, 2014
    Sandy
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Seven Men And the Secret of Their Greatness.
    Fabulous book, stories of 7 men, familiar names to most of us, whose lives are an inspiration to all us "ordinary" people.
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great writing
    August 22, 2014
    ADave
    This review was written for Seven Men And the Secret of Their Greatness.
    I 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>').
  3. PA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Inspiring and challenging!
    January 17, 2014
    Clint
    PA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
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    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Seven Men And the Secret of Their Greatness.
    These 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.
  4. Macungie PA
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    Excellent Read
    January 13, 2014
    Kathy
    Macungie PA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
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    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Seven Men And the Secret of Their Greatness.
    Great book. Gave it to my son for Christmas and he read through it quickly and gave it great reviews!
  5. canada
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    a good read.
    January 10, 2014
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    Quality: 4
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    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for Seven Men And the Secret of Their Greatness.
    I found his take on the reason for their greatness quite interesting. Enjoyed the book.
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