The Mark of a Man
In a world where men and women are encouraged to reject traditional sex roles, Elisabeth Elliot candidly reminds men why the sexes are not equal and interchangeable. Written as personal advice to her nephew, The Mark of a Man reveals...
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In a world where men and women are encouraged to reject traditional sex roles, Elisabeth Elliot candidly reminds men why the sexes are not equal and interchangeable. Written as personal advice to her nephew, The Mark of a Man reveals the glory and purpose of true masculinity. With Christ as the example of the ultimate man, this classic take on understanding a man's role in life and relationships, romantic or otherwise, helps men define their own masculinity in a positive way. This timely repackage encourages men to stand strong in their unique role established by God for all time.
?'The world cries for men who are strong: strong in conviction, strong to lead, to stand, to suffer - ?glad to shoulder the burden of manliness. - ? In The Mark of a Man, respected author Elisabeth Elliot examines the many characteristics of manhood that were exemplified in the life of Christ. Jesus - 's life demonstrated the distinctive traits of responsibility, sacrifice, courage, obedience, initiative, forgiveness, and endurance. Men who seek to follow him must walk the same path. Written as advice to Elliot - 's nephew, this book unabashedly affirms the ways men and women are equal and the ways in which they are distinctly different. It will be a guide to both men and women on understanding the unique ways that men can stand strong in their divinely appointed roles. Elisabeth Elliot, one of the outstanding women of present-day Christianity, is the author of more than twenty books, including Passion and Purity and The Journals of Jim Elliot.
Elisabeth Elliot was born to missionary parents and served as a missionary in Ecudor. In 1953 she married Jim Elliott and together they began work on translating the New Testament into the language of the Quichua Indians. Ten months later, Jim was killed by the Auca Indians while attempting to take the Gospel to that primitive tribe. Elisabeth continued her work among the Quichuas and later lived and worked among the Aucas. Today, she lives north of Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband, Lars Gren. Elisabeth is the author of a number of books, including Shadow of the Almighty; Passion and Purity; A Path Through Suffering; The Shaping of a Christian Family and Keep a Quiet Heart.