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Gods And Generals

Author : Jeff Shaara
ISBN : 9780857907493
Genre : Fiction
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The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the great military leaders from the first gathering clouds of the Civil War. Here is Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a hopelessly by-the-book military instructor and devout Christian who becomes the greatest commander of the Civil War; Winfield Scott Hancock, a captain of quartermasters who quickly establishes himself as one of the finest leaders of the Union army; Joshua Chamberlain, who gives up his promising academic career and goes on to become one of the most heroic soldiers in American history; and Robert E. Lee, never believing until too late that a civil war would ever truly come to pass. Profound in its insights into the minds and hearts of those who fought in the war, Gods and Generals creates a vivid portrait of the soldiers, the battlefields, and the tumultuous times that forever shaped the nation.
Category: Fiction

Faith In God And Generals

Author : Theodore Baehr
ISBN : 0805427287
Genre : History
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"Faith in God and Generals was penned and collected by my friends Ted Baehr and Susan Wales. As the pages of this anthology unfold, you will also become acquainted more intimately with many of the characters in the film. (Even in a three-plus-hour film, there is much more to be told about the historical characters.) The authors/editors have provided us with a closer look at these brave men and women as a companion piece to the movie. While the contributors of this inspiring book have expanded brilliantly on some of the characters appearing in the film, others in Faith in God and Generals are faces without names, and now they too will come alive on the pages of this book. Some of these gripping tales depict the strength, the angst, and the faith of the women left behind who loved these brave men.
Category: History

The Killer Angels

Author : Michael Shaara
ISBN : UOM:49015002781723
Genre : Fiction
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Portraits of Lee, Longstreet, and other Civil War leaders are interwoven with historical detail to provide a fictional recreation of the bloody battle at Gettysburg.
Category: Fiction

God S Generals

Author : Roberts Liardon
ISBN : 0883689448
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Recapture God's glory with twelve compelling spiritual biographies of some of the most powerful ministers to ever ignite the fires of revival! Revealing photographs help chronicle the lives of Aimee Sempte McPherson Smith Wigglesworth, Kathryn Kuhlman, William Seymour, and eight others. Draw crucial life applications for yourself from the lives of these mighty warriors.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

God S Generals Jack Coe

Author : Roberts Liardon
ISBN : 9781603745901
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Roberts Liardon chronicles the lives and legacies of men and women who were empowered by the Holy Spirit to bring worldwide revivals.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

God S Generals The Revivalists

Author : Roberts Liardon
ISBN : 9781603744102
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Generals Who Shook Nations Roberts Liardon chronicles compelling spiritual biographies of some of the most powerful preachers ever to ignite the fires of revival. Follow the faith journeys and lives of the great generals of God, including: George Whitefield, whose dramatic flair and passionate preaching needed no modern conveniences like microphones to reach crowds of more than sixty thousand people. Charles Finney, the skeptical lawyer-turned-evangelist whose ministry was marked by deep prayer and divine healing. William and Catherine Booth, who gave food to the hungry, fought to free those trapped in sex trafficking, and founded the Salvation Army, now the largest charitable organization in the world. Billy Graham, counselor and confidant of eleven U.S. presidents, who preached God’s unconditional love and saving grace to millions. Liardon goes beyond history, drawing crucial life application and inspiration from the lives of these mighty warriors so that you can learn how to: Fulfill God’s call on your life Discern the voice of God to follow His guidance Be led by the Spirit of God Let these revivalists inspire your life and revitalize your ministry!
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Last Full Measure

Author : Jeff Shaara
ISBN : 9780857907486
Genre : Fiction
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The moving story of the tragic trail from the carnage of Gettysburg to the emotional drama of Lee's surrender at Appomattox, The Last Full Measure concludes the masterwork begun more than two decades ago by Michael Shaara, Jeff's father, in his classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Killer Angels (1974). The basis for the movie Gettysburg, The Killer Angels, a #1 New York Times bestseller, went on to sell more than two million copies in paperback and spend thirteen weeks on the Times list. In 1996, Michael Shaara's vision was enhanced by Jeff Shaara's own New York Times bestselling novel tracing the road to that fateful battle, Gods and Generals. The story of the war concludes in The Last Full Measure. Battle by staggering battle, Jeff Shaara dramatizes the escalating confrontation between Lee and Grant - complicated, heroic, and deeply troubled men. In the final two years of the war, the stunned Army of Northern Virginia, forced into retreat after its loss at Gettysburg, once again defends its own soil as Grant leads the Union armies ever farther into the South. THE LAST FULL MEASURE resonates with the bloody Battle of the Wilderness, after which rivers ran red for days with the blood of the wounded and dead; the destruction of the Stonewall Brigade at Spotsylvania; the Union Army disaster at Cold Harbor; and the agonizing siege of Petersburg which led to the unmitigated slaughter known as the Battle of the Crater. The drama ends in April 1865 when Robert E. Lee accepts Ulysses S. Grant's terms of surrender at Appomattox, where college professor-turned-soldier General Joshua Chamberlain, receiving the stacked arms of the ragged Confederate army, gallantly orders his men to salute their returning countrymen.
Category: Fiction

The Civil War Trilogy

Author : Michael Shaara
ISBN : 0345433726
Genre : Fiction
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Michael Shaara reinvented the war novel with his Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels. Jeff Shaara continued his father's legacy with a series of centuries-spanning New York Times bestsellers. This volume assembles three Civil War novels from America's first family of military fiction: Gods and Generals, The Killer Angels, and The Last Full Measure. Gods and Generals traces the lives, passions, and careers of the great military leaders--Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Winfield Scott Hancock, Joshua Chamberlain--from the gathering clouds of war. The Killer Angels re-creates the fight for America's destiny in the Battle of Gettysburg, the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation's history. And The Last Full Measure brings to life the final two years of the Civil War, chasing the escalating conflict between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant--complicated, heroic, and deeply troubled men--through to its riveting conclusion at Appomattox. Praise for Michael Shaara and Jeff Shaara's Civil War trilogy "Brilliant does not even begin to describe the Shaara gift."--The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Shaara's beautifully sensitive novel delves deeply in the empathetic realm of psycho-history, where enemies do not exist--just mortal men forced to make crucial decisions and survive on the same battlefield."--San Francisco Chronicle, on Gods and Generals "Remarkable . . . a book that changed my life . . . I had never visited Gettysburg, knew almost nothing about that battle before I read the book, but here it all came alive."--Ken Burns, on The Killer Angels "The Last Full Measure is more than another historical novel. It is rooted in history, but its strength is the element of humanity flowing through its characters. . . . The book is compelling, easy to read, well researched and written, and thought-provoking. . . . In short, it is everything that a reader could ask for."--Chicago Tribune
Category: Fiction

God S Generals The Martyrs

Author : Roberts Liardon
ISBN : 9781629117331
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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They Paid the Ultimate Price In his sixth God's Generals volume, Roberts Liardon chronicles some of the great martyrs for the faith—and some of the lesser-known ones. Their inspirational testimony, acts of courage, and even seasons of doubt both encourage and point awareness toward the persecuted church of the twenty-first century. The book includes profiles on... Apostle Paul and Stephen the Faithful (c. 100 AD) Polycarp of Smyrna, Justin Martyr, and Ignatius of Antioch (c. 100-175 AD) Perpetua, Blandina, and Irenaeus and Fabian (c. 175-350 AD) William Tyndale, John Wyclyffe, Patrick Hamilton, and John Hus (c. 1300-1530) Anne Askew, John Foxe, Hugh Latimer, and Thomas Cranmer (c. 1530-1560) Martyrs from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Dietrich Bonhoeffer, John and Betty Stam, and Jim Elliot (c. 1900-1950) Wang Zhiming, Gaspar Makil, and Archbishop Oscar Romero (c. 1950-1990) Martyrs from the twenty-first century, in regions such as the Philippines, Iraq, Libya, and Syria
Category: Biography & Autobiography

God S Generals

Author : Richard A. Gabriel
ISBN : 9781510708785
Genre : Religion
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Examines how the military experience of three religious founders shaped their spiritual legacy. It is one of the more startling facts of military history that the founders of three of the four “great religions”—Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam—were also accomplished field generals with extensive experience in commanding men in battle. One of these, Muhammad, fought eight battles and was wounded twice, once almost fatally. Another, Siddhartha Gautama (later to become the Buddha), witnessed so much battlefield carnage that he suffered a psychological collapse. Moses had become so much a “god-intoxicated” personality that it is a reasonable suspicion that he, like the Buddha, was murdered. Indeed, had the experiences of these men in war not been so successful, it is quite possible that their achievements as religious leaders would never have occurred. For all three, war and religion were so closely intertwined in their personalities that it is difficult to discern where the influence of one ended and the other began. This book attempts to explore the military lives of Moses, the Buddha, and Muhammad, and the role their war experiences played in their religious lives. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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