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Sources of Strength: Meditations on Scripture for a Living Faith

Carter, Jimmy

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ISBN 10: 0812929446 / ISBN 13: 9780812929447
Published by Times Books/Random House, NY, 1997
Condition: Fine
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252pp. Indices. Fine hardback/NF DJ. Signed by Jimmy Carter on the half title page. Bookseller Inventory # 8320

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Title: Sources of Strength: Meditations on ...

Publisher: Times Books/Random House, NY

Publication Date: 1997

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: SIGNED by the author

Edition: 1st

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For decades, President Jimmy Carter has been an avid student and teacher of the Bible. In recent years, the adult Sunday school classes he leads at his hometown Baptist church have become famous the world over. As The New York Times put it, "These weekly sessions...are remarkable for the ability of regular folks to walk in, grab a seat and exchange views with the 39th President of the United States. But they are also remarkable for what Mr. Carter has to say."

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"In this rich and very intimate spiritual autobiography, the former president shares his living Christian faith...With engaging humor and self-effacement, Carter shares his personal stories of the lessons of faith he has learned as a son, husband, and father."
--Publisher's Weekly

"Former president Jimmy Carter writes with compelling honesty about his mistakes, his challenges, and his faith."
--U.S. News & World Report

"An unforgettable, spiritual autobiography filled with wisdom and pleas for justice...Carter's life is best summarized by the title of one of his chapters: Faith in Action."
--Kirkus Reviews

"A readable, remarkable book."
--Atlanta Journal Constitution

"Radiant with humility, compassion, and quiet strength, not to mention a sure knowledge of Scripture and how to cite it, this book continues Carter's witness beautifully and movingly."
--Booklist

Audio Book Review

"In the beautifully read Living Faith, former president Jimmy Carter explains his deep belief in God...Neither preachy nor predictable, this tape will have listeners hitting the rewind button to more fully grasp Carter's words and thoughts on spirituality."
--USA Today

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