Would You Do What They Did? - Great Christian Leaders from Our Past

Would You Do What They Did Great Christian Leaders from Our Past A collection of biographies of Martin Luther Francis of Assisi John Wesley the founder of the Methodist Church and the famous martyr Thomas Becket written in creative nonfiction style

  • Title: Would You Do What They Did? - Great Christian Leaders from Our Past
  • Author: William Dean Hamilton
  • ISBN: 9781936746644
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • A collection of biographies of Martin Luther, Francis of Assisi, John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Church, and the famous martyr Thomas Becket written in creative nonfiction style.

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    1. Never judge a book by its cover. Would You Do What They Did?: Great Christian Leaders from Our Past has a pretty decent cover. Unfortunately, the content doesn’t live up to a promising first impression.I wasn’t far into the book – only the introduction, in fact – when I began to worry. While I admired the author’s purpose in writing it – “to make the stories readable, and the characters come alive” and to help readers “see Christ in [a] diverse array of people” – I took iss [...]

    2. William has interesting point of view in this book, very intriguing read. I like the way he asks the question really makes you think about the decisions they made.

    3. Title: WOULD YOU DO WHAT THEY DIDAuthor: William Dean HamiltonPublisher: Crosslink PublishingSeptember 2013ISBN: 978-1-936746-64-4Genre: Nonfiction / biographiesCome, tame a wolf, flee from the wrath of the king, feel the horror of impending doom on a ship, and the uncertainty of one's own salvation with these great heroes of the faith. Would You Do what they Did? Great Christian Leaders from our Past is a creative nonfiction collection of biographies of Martin Luther, Francis of Assisi, John We [...]

    4. Many a person gave up great things to follow Christ. Martin Luther, Francis of Assisi, John Wesley and Thomas Becket were among a few of them. This book takes you on a journey into each of their lives and begs you to ask yourself-Would you do what they did? How much are you really willing to sacrifice to chase after Christ and live a life that brings all glory and honor to Him? I love biographies. To take a glimpse into a life that altered the lives of countless others is really fascinating to m [...]

    5. When given the opportunity to review Would You Do What They Did?, I was excited because I do enjoy biographies. I assumed given the length of the book and the fact that there were four famous Church leaders included, the biography of each would focus on a small portion of their life. Beginning with the introduction, I saw the author had taken liberty with the historical record of these gentlemen’s lives and pursued his own “atrocious” [my opinion] creative non-fiction [his own term].He dec [...]

    6. Now available on KindleReviewed by Kristie Ingerto for Readers' FavoriteI was intrigued when I read the blurb for William Dean Hamilton’s book. I was familiar with the four individuals; however, I could not tell anyone much about their lives or what they are really known for. William has done an excellent job with bringing these four individuals to life by writing about their lives, their choices, and actions, and the significance of them. I found myself being drawn into the stories and into t [...]

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