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As a senior journalist with Time magazine, David Aikman witnessed some of the most important world events and interviewed many of the prominent global power figures of his time. In this moving volume, Aikman profiles six of these figures: Billy Graham, Nelson Mandela, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Mother Teresa, Pope John Paul II, and Elie Wiesel. He explains how each of these luminaries personify specific virtues that are sorely needed today: salvation, forgiveness, truth, compassion, human dignity, and remembrance. Aikman's meticulous research provides extraordinary insights into the lives of these great individuals who have changed the century by their works and personal examples. These beautifully written profiles based on personal interviews with some of these great souls provide the reader with models of excellence that will delight the mind and lift the spirit.

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From his unique vantage point as a senior journalist with TIME magazine, David Aikman witnessed some of the most important world events and interviewed many of the prominent global power figures of his time. Aikman profiles six of these figures who embody specific virtues sorely needed today: Billy Graham (salvation), Nelson Mandela (forgiveness), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (truth), Mother Teresa (compassion), Pope John Paul ll (human dignity), and Elie Wiesel (remembrance).

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A senior journalist for "Time Magazine, " Aikman profiles six figures who embody specific virtues including Bill Graham, Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Pope John Paul II and others.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-379) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739104385
Author:
Aikman, David
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Location:
Lanham, MD
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Biography -- 20th century.
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Edition Number:
408
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
499
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
8.92x5.92x.85 in. 1.38 lbs.

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Product details 408 pages Lexington Books - English 9780739104385 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From his unique vantage point as a senior journalist with TIME magazine, David Aikman witnessed some of the most important world events and interviewed many of the prominent global power figures of his time. Aikman profiles six of these figures who embody specific virtues sorely needed today: Billy Graham (salvation), Nelson Mandela (forgiveness), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (truth), Mother Teresa (compassion), Pope John Paul ll (human dignity), and Elie Wiesel (remembrance).
"Synopsis" by , A senior journalist for "Time Magazine, " Aikman profiles six figures who embody specific virtues including Bill Graham, Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Pope John Paul II and others.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-379) and index.
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