Great Souls: Six Who Changed a Century

Great Souls: Six Who Changed a Century

by David Aikman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739104381

ISBN-13: 9780739104385

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Lexington Books

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739104385
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.87(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Billy Graham—Salvation Chapter 3 Nelson Mandela—Forgiveness Chapter 4 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn—Truth Chapter 5 Mother Teresa—Compassion Chapter 6 Pope John Paul II—Human Dignity Chapter 7 Elie Wiesel—Remembrance

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