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The Book of Man

The Book of Man Readings on the Path to Manhood

By William Bennett
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.17 Stars

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On 11/1 dadofdivas wrote: In reading this book I was impressed and amazed at the vision of manhood that as a reader you receive in this book. Whether it was from the prayers, profiles, letters or the reflections on great men of history, this book will open the eyes of any man or boy as they are trying to figure out for themselves ... Book Review - The Book of Man

dadofdivas' Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/30 joannewater1 wrote: Into the deep charge of raising men, comes The Book of Man, latest work of William J. Bennett, a man known for his compilations of encouraging literature selections. Whereas his prior books were mainly for families, this speaks to the heart of boys and men everywhere in America, calling forth the highest ... BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Man, Readings on the Path to Manhood, by William J. Bennett

joannewater1's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/28 Roberto Mattos wrote: This is a superb piece of literature from Mr. Bennett. Very well written, this book is inspirational, making us stop from what we are doing and think about to where humanity is heading nowadays. Mr. Bennett put together in this volume a collection of stories, essays, vignettes and profiles, all commented ... Rescuing Values

Roberto's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/27 Ma Ingalls wrote: This book is for MEN. MEN who want direction, and MEN who question who am I called out to be? Mr. Bennett gave our generation stories, folk lore, and history through Child's Book of Virtues and Our Founding Fathers published by Scholastic. Now, he impresses readers with his thou rough knowledge and ... The Book of Man

Ma Ingalls' Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/26 Joy Ives wrote: This book is supposed to be about finding men for our sons to look up to as heroes. As Christians, even the idea of suggesting our sons have heroes might make us balk - we aren't really into encouraging our sons to idolize sinful men. But let's just say, you were going to pick 5 or 20 or 50 men ... SKIP IT: The Book of Man by William J. Bennett

Joy's Rating:

1 Stars

On 10/25 Beth Anderson wrote: "Book of Man" isn't really what I expected it to be, though that doesn't mean that it wasn't a good book. I expected this book to be more of a guide to the dos and don'ts to raising young men in our society today. In contrast, this book was really more of an anthology of stories about strong men. William ... Book Of Man

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/25 Mary G wrote: Disclaimer: I rec’d a review copy of this book from the publisher as part of their BookSneeze review program. I rec’d no other compensation and am only required to write an honest review. The following is my honest view of this book, The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood. I was fortunate. ... Review: The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood

Mary G's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/23 Gently Mad wrote: William J. Bennett has done it again. I had just heard him on Focus on the Family talking about the plight of boys and young men. He discussed with Jim Daly how men are growing up in a fatherless society that gives them no positive or heroic role models. Thus the idea for “The Book of Man” was ... The Book of Man by William J. Bennett

Gently Mad's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/23 mirandikeri wrote: This book is supposed to be about "What it means to be a man" by giving examples of men for our boys to look up to as heroes. The author gives us about 500 different stories of men from ancient history to modern day politicians, athletes, celebrities, etc. He says, these men present an ideal of manhood. ... Not Recommended: The Book of Man by William J Bennett

mirandikeri's Rating:

1 Stars

On 10/23 Ivan Mesa wrote: In a recent op-ed on CNN.com entitled "Why men are in trouble", William Bennett stated the current challenges among young men today. He writes, "Today, 18-to- 34-year-old men spend more time playing video games a day than 12-to- 17-year-old boys. While women are graduating college and finding good jobs, ... It's Time for Men to Man Up

Ivan's Rating:

5 Stars