Browse Reviews  ::  Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Jane Austen Christian Encounters Series

By Peter Leithart
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.94 Stars

All Reviews

On 3/18 Karla Akins wrote: This is one of Thomas Nelson Publisher's new line of biographies called Christian Encounters. Written at an adult level, they make a great resource for parents and excellent texts for older homeschool students. Each biography includes an online reading guide with probing questions that can be printed, ... Let's Learn about Jane Austen

Karla's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/17 Lisa Decker wrote:  Book Description: Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights important lives from all ages and areas of the Church. Some are familiar faces. Others are unexpected guests. But all, through their relationships, struggles, prayers, and desires, uniquely illuminate ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Lisa 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/17 Cheryl Dietz wrote: A new series of books from Thomas Nelson, Christian Encounters introduces or familiarizes us to legendary figures of our past. From writers, important religious figures, to politicians and more, readers are given a concise history of those who can both influence and enlighten us. A biography of the writer ... Jane Austin, Christian Encounters

Cheryl's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/16 My, Like, Super Deep Thoughts wrote: In all honesty, I am not a big biography fan. So, when Jane Austen by Peter Leithart showed up as my next book from Thomas Nelson's BookSneeze program (thank you, by the way), I was a little bummed. Although I am a big Jane Austen fan (my 19th century Brit Lit class was one of my favorites at college), ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

My, Like, Super Deep Thoughts' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/15 Amy Looby wrote: How funny that this book was available the day I watched The Jane Austen Book Club and had decided that I would re-read the Austen novels! I became a huge fan of Austen during college. I caught a glimpse of her world while watching the BBC (Colin Firth) version of Pride and Prejudice and have been a ... A New Take on Jane

Amy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/15 Rachel Wojnarowski wrote: As part of the Booksneeze program at Thomas Nelson Publishers, I chose to read "Jane Austen" by Peter Leithart from the Christian Encounter series. Since I typically read spiritual growth books, this book was not a standard choice for me. As a former secondary level teacher who loves grammar and is ... Quick Read on Jane Austen

Rachel's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/15 Milka Väinämö wrote: Description (from Goodreads): Some may know Jane Austen simply as the English novelist whose books are required reading in high school and college. Perhaps it wasn't until the BBC's extremely successful TV miniseries of Pride and Prejudice or Emma Thompson's film Sense and Sensibility that many became ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Milka's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/14 Elliot Ritzema wrote: I have never read a Jane Austen book. I love to read, and I’m sure I would enjoy her novels, but I have just never gotten around to it – though she is one of my wife’s favorite authors. So when I had the chance to read a short biography of her, I ... Book Review: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Elliot's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/8 TraciB wrote: Who was Jane Austen? Perhaps you've read her novels (or watched TV and movie adaptations of them) and wondered about the woman who penned such witty satire. Professor Peter Leithart, who teaches about her works, illuminates her life in a way that explains a good deal about her writing. As I read about ... Book Review: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart (From the Christian Encounter Series)

TraciB's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/6 Steelsmitty wrote: A book of biographical import concerning Jane Austen. Thanks to modern renditions in film and on stage, Jane Austen has a bigger following than ever before. I would imagine that an easily accessible biography would be helpful to those faithful followers. This book accomplishes that need and more. First, ... Oh, now I understand Jane Austen

Steelsmitty's Rating:

3 Stars