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Publication Date: 2012
What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place? In the Zondervan ebook, America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future. From his personal ascent from inner-city poverty to international medical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson shares experiential insights that help us understand … what is good about America … where we have gone astray … which fundamental beliefs have guided America from her founding into preeminence among nations Written by a man who has experienced Americas best and worst firsthand, America the Beautiful is at once alarming, convicting, and inspiring. Youll gain new perspectives on our nations origins, our Judeo-Christian heritage, our educational system, capitalism versus socialism, our moral fabric, healthcare, and much more. An incisive manifesto of the values that shaped Americas past and must shape her future, America the Beautiful calls us all to use our God-given talents to improve our lives, our communities, our nation, and our world.
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., became the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1984 at the age of 33, making him the youngest major division director in the hospital's history. He has written and published nine books, four of which were co-authored with Candy, his wife of 40 years. Dr. Carson was the recipient of the 2006 Spingarn Medal. In June 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. U.S. News Media Group and Harvard's Center for Public Leadership recognized Dr. Carson as one of "America's Best Leaders" in 2008. In 2014, the Gallup Organization, in their annual survey, named Dr. Carson as one of the 10 Most Admired Men in the World.
Dr. Carson and his wife are co-founders of the Carson Scholars Fund, which recognizes young people of all backgrounds for exceptional academic and humanitarian accomplishments. In addition, Dr. Carson is now the Honorary National Chairman of the My Faith Votes campaign and continues to work tirelessly for the cause of the American people.
Jill5 Stars Out Of 5America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation GreatJuly 30, 2015JillQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Ben Carson is a shining example of what makes this nation great. His thoughts on what America needs to do are exactly right!
BarbChelsea, VTAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5America the BeautifulJuly 6, 2015BarbChelsea, VTAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book was a couldn't-put-down. I learned a lot about the author, and respect him very much.
Marge5 Stars Out Of 5America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation GreatJanuary 7, 2015MargeHave to confess I have not read the book as yet. I purchased it as a gift for my husband who absolutely couldn't put it down until he had finished it. He handed it to me the other day and said "this is a really good book, the guy needs to be president"!! So from that review, I'd say the book is excellent!
Mary Anne PiagetSwitzerlandAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great readJanuary 15, 2014Mary Anne PiagetSwitzerlandAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Although I'm not American, I follow what's happening in the States with interest, as it's a kind of barometer to the western world. I love Carson's insight and logical conclusions. I also love how he non-apologetically interweaves his faith throughout the book.
Highly recommend it!
SuzyLancaster, PAAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5FantasticOctober 11, 2013SuzyLancaster, PAAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Excellent book with many points to ponder concerning our country, where we have come from and where we are headed. Includes practical ideas for getting the US headed in the right direction.