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The American Leadership Tradition

Marvin Olasky

The American Leadership Tradition

Marvin Olasky

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"Influenced by his deep faith, Olasky's writings show that values and moral convictions are critical to the strength of a free society and a free people." -George W. Bush ^"Olasky establishes the urgent need for role models who stand for the virtues that we want to pass on to our children, including honesty, responsibility, and accountability."-U.S. Senator John Ashcroft ^"Olasky's book reveals how the character of our leaders has been, and remains, crucial to America's destiny."-Gary L. Bauer, Family Research Council ^"One can only pray that Olasky's work as a historian, which helped reverse the momentum of the march of big government, will be similarly used to halt the slide into moral despair."-Charles Colson, Chairman of Prison Fellowship Ministries ^Many Americans seem to believe that a president's private activities bear little connection to his public decisions, yet we are also convinced that moral vision is crucial for a leader. Where does the truth lie? ^In detailin

- Publisher From the beginning there have been principled men alongside unprincipled ones in our government. Focusing on the lives and careers of 13 American leaders from Washington to Clinton, Marvin Olasky systematically examines the connections between personal faith and political decisions, offering indisputable evidence that private morality does indeed affect public policy. A serious work of historical scholarship, this succinct book guides Americans who are seeking their way in the moral fog of the new millennium.

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"Influenced by his deep faith, Olasky's writings show that values and moral convictions are critical to the strength of a free society and a free people." -George W. Bush ^"Olasky establishes the urgent need for role models who stand for the virtues that we want to pass on to our children, including honesty, responsibility, and accountability."-U.S. Senator John Ashcroft ^"Olasky's book reveals how the character of our leaders has been, and remains, crucial to America's destiny."-Gary L. Bauer, Family Research Council ^"One can only pray that Olasky's work as a historian, which helped reverse the momentum of the march of big government, will be similarly used to halt the slide into moral despair."-Charles Colson, Chairman of Prison Fellowship Ministries ^Many Americans seem to believe that a president's private activities bear little connection to his public decisions, yet we are also convinced that moral vision is crucial for a leader. Where does the truth lie? ^In detailin
- Publisher

From the beginning there have been principled men alongside unprincipled ones in our government. Focusing on the lives and careers of 13 American leaders from Washington to Clinton, Marvin Olasky systematically examines the connections between personal faith and political decisions, offering indisputable evidence that private morality does indeed affect public policy. A serious work of historical scholarship, this succinct book guides Americans who are seeking their way in the moral fog of the new millennium.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Marvin Olasky

Marvin Olasky is Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and a Senior Fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. He is the author of more than a dozen books of history and policy analysis, and the editor of "World, " a weekly news magazine from a Christian perspective. He has been an adviser to George Bush since 1993.

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  • Catalogue Code 146480
  • Product Code 1581341768
  • EAN 9781581341768
  • Pages 320
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Power/politics
  • Publisher Crossway
  • Publication Date Mar 2000
  • Dimensions 215 x 139 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.408kg

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