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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 3/4 Holly McClain wrote: This book was quite enlightening as well as entertaining about the life and times of Jane Austen. Reading it made me want to reread her most famous novels. It’s always interesting to get a glimpse into the life of an author, especially one as timeless as Jane Austen. To see into her everyday life through ... Jane Austen: Christian Encounters

Holly's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/4 Tracy Shan wrote: Peter Leithart begins with an introduction to the current obsession with all things Jane Austen, which he calls "Janeia." He suggests that she would be horrified to be a literary celebrity. He goes on to offer a well-balanced portrayal of Jane Austen's life. He highlights her playfulness, the timelessness ... Christian Encounters: Jane Austen

Tracy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/3 Cindy Miller wrote: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart tells of the life and death of Jane Austen. The book delves into the most famous works of Jane Austen and looks at the personal correspondence between Austen’s family to create a picture of what kind of person Jane was. The book also looks at the Christian faith of Jane ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Cindy's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/3 Melissa Smith wrote: My first impression of Peter Leithart's biography Jane Austen, was a positive one for the sake of the wonderful book design. The size, paper and overall appearance continues to delight me. And obviously the author did an enormous amount of research in writing the book. Being that he has taught Austen's ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

Melissa's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/2 Shannan Watkins wrote: Jane Austen Jane Austen written by Peter Leithart Thomas Nelson Publishing I was thrilled to see that thru Book Sneeze.com I could pick any book to read and review for free. Thanks to Thomas Nelson publishing, I have a copy of Jane Austen for my personal library. Eagerly I awaited for my first ... Jane Austen

Shannan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/2 shelbylclarke wrote: Meet Jane Austen, not the Jane in the 2007 film, Becoming Jane. But Jane also known as Jenny to her friends and family. This Jane Austen is one I am so glad I could meet. She is the girl raised in a clergyman’s home, with six siblings (4 older brothers, 1 older sister and 1 ... Christian Encounters Jane Austen by Peter Leithart

shelbylclarke's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/2 Marine Corps Nomads wrote: Christian Encounters: Jane Austen Christian Encounters: Jane Austen by Peter Leithart Peter Leithart set out to give an accurate portrayal of beloved author Jane Austen.  Using Austen’s own writings and stories from friends and family (as well as other historic documentation), Leithart begins ... Christian Encounters: Jane Austen Review

Marine Corps Nomads' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/1 Amy Timco wrote: In Christian Encounters: Jane Austen, professor and theologian Dr. Peter Leithart argues that Jane (or "Jenny") Austen retained some childlike characteristics in her personal life and art. Leithart takes great pains to explain why this observation is not a negative one. As a fully mature woman and highly ... Christian Encounters: Jane Austen (A Review)

Amy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/1 Sarah Katie wrote: Thomas Nelson has just published their first collection of what they call “Christian Encounters” The first collection of these neat little biographies are on John Bunyan, St. Patrick, Isaac Newton, Winston Churchill, and my favorite, Jane Austen! I Admit, I’ve read a lot of books about ... Jane Austen By Peter Leithart

Sarah 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/1 HEATHER STORZ wrote: Leithart uses daily accountings of Jane Austen’s life to present a beautiful illustration of what Austen’s life was like. Thorough letters from Jane herself to others and family memories after Jane’s death the reader is presented with a realistic look at how Jane viewed herself and those around ... Jane Austen by Peter Leithart - Book Review

HEATHER's Rating:

5 Stars