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Character counts : leadership qualities in Washington, Wilberforce, Lincoln, and Solzhenitsyn

Author: Os Guinness
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Character Counts contains brief biographical and reflective chapters about four remarkable world figures who not only withstood the extreme adversities of their offices and circumstances but flourished and grew under pressure to become people who made a difference in their times."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: George Washington; William Wilberforce; Abraham Lincoln; Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn; Abraham Lincoln; Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn; George Washington; William Wilberforce
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Os Guinness
ISBN: 0801058244 9780801058240
OCLC Number: 39905614
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Os Guinness --
George Washington. A leader for the multitude / Alonzo L. McDonald ; To bigotry no sanction / Paul F. Boller, Jr. --
William Wilberforce. A life of significance / J. Douglas Holladay ; A man who changed his times / John Pollock --
Abraham Lincoln. The spiritual growth of a public man / Alonzo L. McDonald ; Theologian of American anguish / Elton Trueblood --
Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn. The writer underground / Alonzo L. McDonald ; The oak and the calf /Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn.
Responsibility: Os Guinness, editor.

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"Character Counts contains brief biographical and reflective chapters about four remarkable world figures who not only withstood the extreme adversities of their offices and circumstances but flourished and grew under pressure to become people who made a difference in their times."--Jacket.

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