The Book of Man Hardback

Who Are Men, What Should Men Be, What Should Men Do?

by William J Bennett;

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The Book of Man

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New York Times best-selling author William J. Bennett uses stories, essays, historical vignettes, and contemporary profiles to explore and explain what it means to be a man. Fashioning men has never been easy, but today it seems particularly tough. Boys need heroes to embody the everlasting qualities of manhood: honor, duty, valor, and integrity. Without such role models, boys will naturally choose perpetual childhood over the rigors of becoming a man—as many women, teachers, coaches, employers, and adults in authority can quickly attest. Too many boys and men waste time in pointless and soulless activities, unmindful of their responsibilities, uncaring in their pursuits. Have we forgotten how to raise men, how to lead our boys into manhood?
In 'The Book of Man', Bennett charts a clearer course, offering a positive, encouraging, uplifting, realisable idea of manhood, redolent of history and human nature, and practical for contemporary life. Like his classic, 'The Book of Virtues', Bennett uses profiles, stories, letters, poems, and myths to bring his subject to life, defining what a man should be, how he should live, and to what he should aspire in several key areas of life.
Chapters include:
Man in War
Man at Work
Man in Play, Competition, and Leisure

Man in the Polis
Man with Woman and Children

Man in Prayer and Reflection

The Book of Man by William J Bennett was published by Thomas Nelson in September 2011 and is our 34637th best seller. The ISBN for The Book of Man is 9781595552716.

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Details for The Book of Man

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherThomas Nelson (September 2011)
Number of Pages546
Thickness43 mm
Height231 mm
Width183 mm
Product Code3971209
Page last updated 13th October 2009
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