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Jane Austen

Jane Austen Christian Encounters Series

By Peter Leithart
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.94 Stars

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On 2/22 abbie Riddle wrote: Jane Austen, Christian Encounters Series, by Peter Leithart The author does an excellent job laying out the life of one of America’s most captivating writers. I am a big Jane Austen fan – I am one of those that can’t “leave her characters alone”. At the close of one of her stories I have ... Jane Austen, Peter Leithart

abbie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/19 The Calico Critic wrote: From the back cover:Jane Austen is now what she never was in life, and what she would have been horrified to become—a literary celebrity.Austen’s novels achieved a timelessness that makes them perennially appealing.  Kipling and Churchill found solace in her writings during times of war and ... Book Review - Christian Encounters: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

The Calico Critic's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/16 Nikki Simcox wrote: I love the classics written by Jane Austen. I love the critical and sometimes sarcastic but always fun loving characters in her stories. From reading this biography you can see that her family was much like the characters she wrote about.This was a nice look into the "real" Jane Austen and what her life ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Nikki's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/9 Anna Blanch wrote: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart is part of Christian Encounters series from Thomas Nelson offers a biographical sketch with a focus on Austen's religious imagination. Peter Leithart is a theology professor at New St. Andrews College and pastor of Trinity Reformed Church. In Jane Austen he has delivered ... Lovers of Jane Austen will enjoy this biographical sketch

Anna's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/30 Sherrah Behrens wrote: I’ve long been a fan of Jane Austen’s books, but even after reading them and after taking a class on them, I knew relatively little about Austen herself. The Christian Encounters biography of Jane Austen by Peter Leithart was a great tool for changing that. Leithart supplements his biography with letters by Austen and her ... Jane Austen Biography

Sherrah's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/17 Jill Dudley wrote: I received Peter Leithart’s biography on Jane Austen free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their book review blogger program.  The opinions I express are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the ... Book Review of Jane Austen: Christian Encounter Series

Jill's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/24 Kimmie wrote: Jane Austen: Famous Literary English Novelist. I have been a fan of hers for some time now, with her romantic novels Emma, Pride & Predjustice , to the comical Sense & Sensibility. How ever I think I may have loved the characters that Ms. Jane Austen wrote about and never took the time to know who she ... Book Review For TNP Jane Austen Christian Encounters

Kimmie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/8 Jennie Nelson wrote: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart is a part of the "Christian Encounters" book series of biographies. Jane Austen was a comprehensive biography of Miss Austen's life, focusing on the spiritual and religious viewpoints of her family and writings. This book was a nice starter biography because it spent more ... Review - Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Jennie 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/4 Chris Comfort wrote: I was so pleased to find this book about Jane Austen, especially since I am currently in the middle of directing Pride & Prejudice at our local community theatre. It is a look into the life of Jane (“Jenny”) Austen, who wrote her three most popular works before she turned twenty-four, and died ... Jane Austen (Christian Encounters Series)

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/19 Stephanie Cherry wrote: Jane Austen had a rare literary gift to tell a story and a person with a glimpse of reality almost everyone can relish. He books, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emma grip the heart of most every woman I know. This book is a brief telling of who this author was and the life that shaped ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Stephanie Cherry's Rating:

4 Stars