7 Men Paperback

And the Secret of Their Greatness

by Eric Metaxas;

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Seven life-changing stories from seven life-changing individuals from biographical writer Eric Metaxas

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7 Men

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Eric Metaxes, author of several bestselling biographies (Bonhoeffer, Wilberforce) has collected seven men that have practically demonstrated what manhood is all about.

What is true manhood? What makes a man in our modern world? It’s easy to get lost in today’s celebrity culture which prides itself on dodgy morals and superficial activities. So where have all the role models gone? Eric has delved into the past to find seven outstanding examples of true manhood:
•    George Washington – Founding Father of the United States
•    William Willerforce – British Parliament Member & Leader in the Abolishment of Slavery
•    Eric Liddell – Missionary & Scottish 400m Runner
•    Dietrich Bonhoeffer – German Pastor & Brave Enemy to Hitler’s Regime
•    Jackie Robinson – American Baseball Player & Challenger to Racial Segregation
•    Pope John Paul II – Reformer, Reconciler & Peacemaker
•    Charles W. Colson – One of the Watergate seven & founder of the Prison Fellowship

The expert biographer presents these Christian men in short portraits, illustrating the secret of their greatness to inspire the world changer inside of everyone.

7 Men by Eric Metaxas was published by Thomas Nelson in April 2015 and is our 10917th best seller. The ISBN for 7 Men is 9780718030957.

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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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Chapter 1: George Washington
Chapter 2: William Willerforce
Chapter 3: Eric Liddell
Chapter 4: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Chapter 5: Jackie Robinson
Chapter 6: Pope John Paul II
Chapter 7: Charles W. Colson


Praise for: Seven Men

“In a day when children are growing up stunted because of our diet of empty-headed celebrities and contemptible villains, true heroism and manliness needs special nourishment. Eric Metaxes has done it again, and again we are in his debt.” – Os Guinness, author of ‘A Free People’s Suicide’

“We all need great examples… we need to be inspired. That’s what Eric does. I highly recommend this very readable book.” – Denny Rydberg, president of Young Life

“In looking back to seven outstanding men of history, Eric helps us understand the essential elements of manhood in any age.” – The Hon, Gregory W, Slayton, author of national bestseller ‘Be a Better Dad Today’

Praise for NY Times Bestseller: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

“This is an important book and I hope many people will read it.” – President George W. Bush

“… intelligent, moving, well researched, vividly written, and rich in implication for our own lives.” – Archbishop Charles Chaput, ‘First Things’

Praise for Bestseller: Amazing Grace

“Magnificent… Metaxes’s work will stand as a living landmark.” – The Rev. Floyd Flake

“A superb history of the British campaign against slavery… Amazing Grace will prove to you how great a human effort abolition demanded.” – Stanley Crouch, from the New York Daily News

“A crackling bonfire of truth and clarity… [He tells this story] with such a sharp eye and ready wit and moral passion that we are caught up in the momentum of it and blown away.” – John Wilson, Books & Culture

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Details for 7 Men

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherThomas Nelson (April 2015)
Number of Pages240
Thickness17 mm
Height211 mm
Width137 mm
Product Code4309038
Page last updated 4th May 2018
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