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Reclaiming Hope

Reclaiming Hope Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America

By Michael Wear
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.21 Stars

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On 3/21 James Pate wrote: Michael Wear was a staffer in the Obama Administration. The inside flap of the cover states that Wear was “Appointed by the president in 2008 to the Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and later directed faith outreach for the president’s 2012 election campaign…” If there is ... Book Write-Up: Reclaiming Hope, by Michael Wear

James' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/21 James Matichuk wrote: Reclaiming Hope by Michael Wear tells the story of faith in the Obama administration. Before he turned twenty-one in 2008, Wear was already a White House staffer, appointed by the president to the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships as one of the youngest WH staffers in the modern American ... Hope for a Post Hope and Change America: a book review

James' Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/20 Elliott Blackwell wrote: For years I considered myself apolitical. Yet I have found, as I have gotten older, that to not be political is to be political. It's difficult to be part of either political party when neither holds firmly to the beliefs that I do. In many ways, I'm conservative and, in others, I am liberal (particularly ... Reclaiming Hope

Elliott's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/16 Ryan Scott wrote: Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this book for the purpose of review. My integrity is not for sale. Those who know me well are aware a free book isn't enough to assuage my cutting honesty. If I've failed to write a bad review, it has nothing to do with the source of the material and only with ... Reclaiming Hope by Michael Wear

Ryan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/11 Sarah Bergman wrote: Reclaiming Hope by Michael Wear tells the story of a young White House staffer assigned to the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. While some may argue this office conflicts with the notion of church and state separation, Wear provides a compelling argument that government and the faith ... Not very hope filled

Sarah Bergman's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/10 deb wrote: This is a book written by Michael who served on the Obama administration that when they took over the Oval Office they made the decision to revamped the White House's faith-based office from President Bush era and rename it the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.  ... Reclaiming Hope ~ Michael Wear

deb's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/28 Thrifty Christy wrote: This is an interesting and balanced book. I especially recommend it to folks on the “right”, of whom I am one. I found the book to be pleasant and encouraging on a number of fronts. For one, it has a marked moderation in tone that is completely missing from most of our political discourse. Wear’s ... “Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America”, by Michael R. Wear

Thrifty Christy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/19 shelbylclarke wrote: In Michael Wear’s book ‘Reclaiming Hope’ it’s part memoir part autobiographical in how faith played a role in the president’s policy making. Wear highlights President Obama’s National Prayer Breakfast speeches, his numerous telling of his testimony and the role faith played in his day to ... Review

shelbylclarke's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/14 LifeLoveTruth wrote: This is a memoir by a a former Cabinet member of faith, whom former Pres. Obama had appointed to his administration. Michael Wear begins his book with a Prelude, telling the story of his first days in the White House. He follows this with an Introduction to this book and what to expect from it. He spreads ... RECLAIMING HOPE by Michael Wear

LifeLoveTruth's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/8 Lisa Bartelt wrote: A book about politics isn't usually first on my list, but I heard a fascinating conversation with Michael Wear on a podcast recently, so I picked up the book as well. The idea that faith and President Obama and the White House could be topics in one book might surprise some, but I found the book to be ... An inside look at faith in the White House

Lisa's Rating:

5 Stars