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Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th PresidentJimmy CarterZondervan / 2012 / Hardcover$22.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Unique among the multitude of daily devotional books, Through the Year with Jimmy Carter combines the grace and wisdom of a deeply spiritual Bible study with personal stories and prayers for each day of the year, all drawn from the Sunday school lessons former president Jimmy Carter taught--and the life lessons God taught him.
NIV Lessons from Life Bible: Personal Reflections with Jimmy CarterJimmy CarterZondervan / 2012 / Hardcover$35.99 Retail:
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The NIV Lessons from Life Bible takes Mr. Carter's years of teaching Sunday school lessons at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, GA, and meshes them with the text of the NIV Bible. Through 'In Focus' articles, 'Bible in Life' notes, in-depth studies and insightful observations and reflections, President Carter's teachings in this Bible provide fresh insights for you to study and contemplate.
- The full text of the clear, accessible NIV translation, 2011 update
- Foreword by Jonathan Reckford, International CEO of Habitat for Humanity
- Bible in Life notes: short, application-oriented notes on particular verses
- Reflections: brief one-sentence sayings and quotations by Jimmy Carter
- In Focus Articles: longer articles on particular topics
- Short prayers of application on select passages
- Presentation page
- 8.75" x 5.75" x 1.75"
(PUBBallantine)The national bestseller in softcover! "Forthright and humble. For Carter the blessings of aging have come in the form of strong family relationships, a secure marriage, and good friends. To this he adds opportunities to travel, and to have time for recreation and service,"---Provident Book Finder. 96 pages, softcover.
We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work - eBookJimmy CarterSimon & Schuster / 2009 / ePub$9.99Availability: In StockStock No: WW9402EB
A Remarkable Mother is President Carter's loving, admiring, wry homage to Miss Lillian Carter, who championed the underdog always, even when her son was president.
A registered nurse, pecan grower, university housemother, Peace Corps volunteer, public speaker, and renowned raconteur, Miss Lillian ignored the mores and prejudices of the racially segregated South of the Great Depression years. She was an avid supporter of the Brooklyn Dodgers (because she happened to attend the first major league baseball game in which Jackie Robinson, from Cairo, Georgia, played), was a favored guest on television talk shows (usually able to "steal the microphone" from hosts such as Johnny Carson and Walter Cronkite), and an important role model for the nation.
Jimmy Carter's mother emerges from this portrait as redoubtable, generous, and forward-looking. He ascribes to her the inspiration for his own life's work of commitment and faith. 288 pages.
Beyond the White House: Waging Peace, Fighting Disease, Building Hope - eBookJimmy CarterSimon & Schuster / 2007 / ePub$9.99Availability: In StockStock No: WW9472EB
Ronald Reagan is more than a revered and popular president-he is a hero to millions, beloved as a persuasive leader who inspired America and shaped the future more than any other modern president. Reagan's everyman in sight-stemming from his unique background as actor, sports broadcaster, and labor leader-make him America's most quotable president. In The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan, author James C. Humes brings together the best observations and opinions of the "Great Communicator." Spanning one-liners, anecdotes, zingers, and little-known stories, this collection also includes commentary about Reagan from friends and foes as well as analysis of his great speeches. The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan is an exceptional tribute to America's adored fortieth president. 222 pages.
Following his #1 New York Times bestseller, Our Endangered Values, the former president, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, offers an assessment of what must be done to bring permanent peace to Israel with dignity and justice to Palestine.
President Carter, who was able to negotiate peace between Israel and Egypt, has remained deeply involved in Middle East affairs since leaving the White House. He has stayed in touch with the major players from all sides in the conflict and has made numerous trips to the Holy Land, most recently as an observer in the Palestinian elections of 2005 and 2006.
In this book President Carter shares his intimate knowledge of the history of the Middle East and his personal experiences with the principal actors, and he addresses sensitive political issues many American officials avoid. Pulling no punches, Carter prescribes steps that must be taken for the two states to share the Holy Land without a system of apartheid or the constant fear of terrorism.
The general parameters of a long-term, two-state agreement are well known, the president writes. There will be no substantive and permanent peace for any peoples in this troubled region as long as Israel is violating key U.N. resolutions, official American policy, and the international "road map" for peace by occupying Arab lands and oppressing the Palestinians. Except for mutually agreeable negotiated modifications, Israel's official pre-1967 borders must be honored. As were all previous administrations since the founding of Israel, U.S. government leaders must be in the forefront of achieving this long-delayed goal of a just agreement that both sides can honor.
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid is a challenging, provocative, and courageous book.
Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, and served as thirty-ninth President of the United States. He and his wife, Rosalynn, founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization that prevents and resolves conflicts, enhances freedom and democracy, and improves health around the world. He is the author of numerous books, including An Hour Before Daylight, called "an American classic," and the #1 New York Times bestseller Our Endangered Values.
"This is a book of reason and tolerance but also of indignation. Carter draws on his religious faith to comment wisely on a wide range of 'hot button' issues. An eloquent personal testament that deserves a wide readership, regardless of political affiliation. Highly recommended,"---Library Journal. 224 pages, softcover.
In a beautifully rendered portrait, Jimmy Carter remembers the Christmas days of his Plains boyhood -- the simplicity of family and community gift-giving, his father's eggnog, the children's house decorations, the school Nativity pageant, the fireworks, Luke's story of the birth of Christ, and the poignancy of his black neighbors' poverty. Later, away at Annapolis, he always went home to Plains, and during his Navy years, when he and Rosalynn were raising their young family, they spent their Christmases together re-creating for their children the holiday festivities of their youth. Nowadays the Carters' large family is still together at Christmastime, offering each other the gifts and the lifelong rituals that mark this day for them. In this charming book Jimmy Carter re-creates the simplicity of community and celebration with family and friends.
Join President Jimmy Carter for some of his best adult Sunday school classes! Carter began teaching when he was 18 years old, and now he collects 52 of his favorite Sources of Strength: Meditations on Scripture for a Living Faith to enrich and inspire your daily life. His memorable lessons focus on themes such as the blessings and challenges of family; loss, grief, and healing; forgiveness and reconciliation.
When Jimmy Carter was a boy, he listened to his parents talk about local politics and watched them live out their Baptist faith in the community. From the fields of his family farm to traveling the world negotiating peace talks, God guided every step of Jimmy's journey. His unwavering devotion to peace and faith helped him navigate the political waters of the governorship and presidency. Discover the extraordinary life of this world-famous humanitarian and follow in the footsteps of this incredible man of God.