Moral Leadership For a Divided Age: Fourteen People Who Dared to Change Our World
:Great moral leaders inspire, challenge, and unite us--even in a time of deep divisions. Moral Leadership for a Divided Age explores the lives of fourteen great moral leaders and the wisdom they offer us today. Through skillful storytelling and honest...
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:Great moral leaders inspire, challenge, and unite us--even in a time of deep divisions. Moral Leadership for a Divided Age explores the lives of fourteen great moral leaders and the wisdom they offer us today. Through skillful storytelling and honest appraisals of their legacies, we encounter exemplary human beings who are flawed in some ways, gifted in others, but unforgettable all the same.
The authors tell the stories of remarkable leaders, including Ida B. Wells-Barnett, William Wilberforce, Harriet Tubman, Florence Nightingale, Mohandas Gandhi, Malala Yousafzai, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Oscar Romero, Pope John Paul II, Elie Wiesel, Mother Teresa, Abraham Lincoln, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Short biographies of each leader combine with a tour of their historical context, unique faith, and lasting legacy to paint a vivid picture of moral leadership in action. Exploring these lives makes us better leaders and people and inspires us to dare to change our world.
Colin Holtz, a writer and strategist at the intersection of church and world, is a ten-year veteran of issue advocacy and political campaigns. His writing has been published in the Guardian and HuffPost. He has led national campaigns on education debt and financial regulation, worked with CNN's Crossfire, and served as a senior adviser to Faithful America. He will receive his Master of Divinity from McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in 2019.
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- :<b>contents<br></b>moral Leaders Time Line<br>introduction: <i>the Study Of Moral Leadership<br></i>1. William Wilberforce <i>1759-1833</i><br>2. Abraham Lincoln <i>1809-65</i><br>3. Florence Nightingale <i>1820-1910</i><br>4. Harriet Tubman <i>1822?-1913</i><br>5. Ida B. Wells-barnett <i>1862-1931</i><br>6. Mohandas Gandhi <i>1869-1948</i><br>7. Dietrich Bonhoeffer <i>1906-45</i><br>8. Mother Teresa <i>1910-97</i><br>9. Oscar Romero <i>1917-80</i><br>10. Nelson Mandela <i>1918-2013</i><br>11. John Paul Ii <i>1920-2005</i><br>12. Elie Wiesel <i>1928-2016</i><br>13. Martin Luther King Jr. <i>1929-68</i><br>14. Malala Yousafzai <i>1997-</i><br>conclusion: <i>daring To Change Our World<br></i>index