The Soul of an American President: The Untold Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower's Faith

The Soul of an American President: The Untold Story of Dwight D. Eisenhower's Faith

by Alan Sears, Craig Osten, Ryan Cole

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Overview

Alan Sears, KSG, is an ardent student of history and the founder of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), which he led as president, CEO, and general counsel for twenty-three years. Under his leadership, ADF and its allied attorneys—which now number more than three thousand in forty-four nations—played important roles in more than fifty victories at the US Supreme Court and seventeen victories at the European Court of Human Rights. Sears served in numerous positions within the Reagan and Bush administrations. He has been profiled by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the National Catholic Register, and more.

Craig Osten
serves as senior director of research and grant writing for Alliance Defending Freedom. Like Alan, he has been an ardent student of history from an early age. He has more than thirty years of experience providing writing and research expertise on more than one dozen books for bestselling authors such as Alan Sears, Tim Goeglein, Dr. James Dobson, and Dr. Wayne Grudem, among others. Before coming to ADF, he worked as a political reporter in Sacramento, California, created and managed the public policy constituent response division at Focus on the Family, and served as research assistant to Dr. James Dobson.

Ryan Cole holds degrees in history and journalism from Indiana University and has written extensively about American history and literature for the Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Weekly Standard, the New Criterion, Civil War Times, the Washington Times, the American Interest, and the Indianapolis Star.


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ISBN-13: 9781493417667
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/04/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 909,969
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Alan Sears is an ardent student of history and the founder of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), which he led as president, CEO, and general counsel for 23 years. Under his leadership, ADF and its allied attorneys—which now number more than 3,000 in 44 nations—played important roles in more than 50 victories at the US Supreme Court and 17 victories at the European Court of Human Rights. Sears served in numerous positions within the Reagan and Bush administrations. He has been profiled by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the National Catholic Register, and more.

Craig Osten
serves as senior director of research and grant writing for Alliance Defending Freedom. Like Alan, he has been an ardent student of history from an early age. He has more than 30 years of experience providing writing and research expertise on more than one dozen books for bestselling authors such as Alan Sears, Tim Goeglein, Dr. James Dobson, and Dr. Wayne Grudem, among others. Before coming to ADF, he worked as a political reporter in Sacramento, California, created and managed the public policy constituent response division at Focus on the Family, and served as research assistant to Dr. James Dobson.

Ryan Cole holds degrees in history and journalism from Indiana University and has written extensively about American history and literature for the Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Weekly Standard, the New Criterion, Civil War Times, the Washington Times, the American Interest, and the Indianapolis Star.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction 13

1 The Plain People 25

2 The Watch Tower 37

3 The Road from Abilene 45

4 Little "Icky" 53

5 Perseverance 63

6 From MacArthur to Major General 77

7 Nothing We Can Do but Pray 97

8 The Approach to the Presidency 109

9 Spiritual Renewal 119

10 The President and the Pastor 137

11 Spiritual Weapons for the Cold War 147

12 Spiritual Weapons for Civil Rights 167

13 A Continued Commitment 179

14 "God Take Me" 195

Epilogue 205

Notes 213

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