George Washington s Sacred Fire

Author: Peter A. Lillback
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0984765425
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What sets "George Washington's Sacred Fire" apart from all previous works on this man for the ages, is the exhaustive fifteen years of Dr. Peter Lillback's research, revealing a unique icon driven by the highest of ideals. Only do George Washington's own writings, journals, letters, manuscripts, and those of his closest family and confidants reveal the truth of this awe-inspiring role model for all generations. Dr. Lillback paints a picture of a man, who, faced with unprecedented challenges and circumstances, ultimately drew upon his persistent qualities of character - honesty, justice, equity, perseverence, piety, forgiveness, humility, and servant leadership, to become one of the most revered figures in world history. George Washington set the cornerstone for what would become one of the most prosperous, free nations in the history of civilization. Through this book, Dr. Lillback, assisted by Jerry Newcombe, will reveal to the reader a newly inspirational image of General and President George Washington.

110 Regeln des Anstands und gegenseitigen Respekts in Gesellschaft und im Gespr ch

Author: George Washington
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423434732
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Als Amerika noch höflich war Was der erste amerikanische Präsident als Dreizehnjähriger schon wusste: Höflichkeit kommt nie aus der Mode. In diesem Fundstück aus dem 18. Jahrhundert kombiniert er auf originelle Weise Benimmratgeber mit philosophischen Lebensweisheiten. Washington, der in jungen Jahren noch mit der Rechtschreibung kämpfte, schrieb über Tischmanieren, das Verhalten im Gespräch und persönliche Charakterpflege. Nicht zuletzt dem einen oder anderen amtierenden Präsidenten würde dieses Buch guttun! »In der Gegenwart anderer sollst du nicht vor dich hin summen, mit den Fingern trommeln oder mit den Füßen den Takt schlagen.« (Nr. 4) »Entledige dich nicht deiner Kleidung, wenn andere dabei sind, und verlasse die Garderobe nicht nur halb bekleidet.« (Nr. 7) »Deine Miene sei angenehm, sollte aber den nötigen Ernst zeigen, wenn es um ernste Dinge geht.« (Nr. 19)

George Washington Israel

Author: Peter A. Lillback
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0984765468
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Many Americans are unaware that George Washington wrote to the Jewish people affirming his desire for their safety and political and civil liberty. Many do not know that when Washington prayed, he mentioned Israel by name and that Washington and the Founders hoped for the restoration of Israel. While it is true that Israel did not exist in Washington’s day, this book demonstrates that Washington’s views about Israel helped set the direction that American Presidents have taken toward Israel and answers the question, “Is it inherently American to be pro-Israel?”

Seine Exzellenz George Washington

Author: Joseph J. Ellis
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 9783406535093
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Drawing from the newly catalogued Washington papers at the University of Virginia, the author paints a full portrait of Washington's life and career in the context of eighteenth-century America, richly detailing his private life and illustrating the ways in which it influenced his public persona.

American Holy Days

Author: Boardman W. Kathan
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 153261456X
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In times of stress and conflict the celebration of patriotic holidays can bring us together. These ten chapters examine the traditional national holidays of the United States of America--plus Flag Day and Constitution Day--by presenting the persons and events they commemorate, which have shaped American history and identity. In addition, Lincoln's birthday--never proclaimed a national holiday--is considered in an appendix. This book restores the original meaning of these celebrations and looks closely at their development in American history, seeking to inspire renewed ways of celebration, commemoration, and observance. It is an aid for recalling our history, reclaiming our values and traditions, and restoring a sense of community. Each chapter looks at the many books and research written about the events commemorated by these holidays, showing their relevance for today, and their spiritual or religious dimensions. Although the United States of America was not founded as a "Christian nation" on biblical principles, people throughout American history have perceived divine guidance--or what George Washington called "Providential interposition." This book is for the general public, members of patriotic organizations and associations, and as a resource book for schools and religious institutions.

The Light and the Glory for Young Readers

Author: Peter Marshall
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 0800733738
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Uses a Christian perspective to examine the history of America from the first voyage of Columbus to the aftermath of the Revolutionary War, with an emphasis on faithfulness to God's word.

The Sacred Fire of Liberty

Author: Lance Banning
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801485244
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This text provides an account of Madison's development and the trajectory of his career, focusing on the founding of the Federal Republic.

Confidence and Character

Author: James A. Pingel
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 163087759X
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His birthday was once celebrated as a national holiday and his portrait once adorned the walls of almost every classroom in the United States. He was a victorious Revolutionary War general, a crucial influence in the creation of the Constitution, and the first President of the United States. Today, unfortunately, many only know America's first hero and the "Father of His Country" as a slaveholder with wooden teeth or as the somber-looking man on the one-dollar bill. To many, he remains a distant, mysterious, and unapproachable figure from a day long gone. The truth about George Washington, however, is much different. He was America's most successful, venerated, and indispensable founding father. So who was this man? What made him such a singularly successful leader? What lessons can be learned from his life? Confidence and Character: The Religious Life of George Washington examines religion's impact on the private and public man. Too often ignored, underemphasized, suppressed, or distorted, Washington's religious faith fundamentally inspired and nurtured his worldview, vocational performance, and leadership. This is the Washington we need to get to know and learn from, even today.