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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: 4.17 Stars

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On 5/6 Viola wrote: hen he started work for President Obama Michael Wear was very young and incredibly excited, especially when Obama spoke to the religious leaders at the first meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neeighborhood Partmerships. Obama spoke about ‘importance of faith in his own ... Reclaiming Hope by Michael Wear

Viola's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/2 Cisneros Cafe wrote: How can we reimagine hope through the lens of politics and faith? I remember, on both occasions, when President Obama was elected to the presidency of the United States of America. I watched my Facebook timeline blow up with victorious comments and comments of extreme frustration. Had I a Twitter handle ... Book Review and Giveaway: Reclaiming Hope by Michael Wear

Cisneros Cafe's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/19 BobonBooks wrote: Michael Wear got involved in Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign after following his rise in politics following the 2004 Democratic convention speech that brought Obama to national attention. After the election, he was appointed as a staff member in the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood ... Reclaiming Hope

BobonBooks' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/3 Nicole Morgan wrote: Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America by Michael Wear tells the story of one young staffer in the Obama White House. Discussing both personal experience and policy, Wear attempts to put faith and politics, and their relationship to one another, ... Reclaiming Hope by Michael Wear

Nicole's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/27 Jon Gibson wrote: In the introduction of “Reclaiming Hope,” Michael Wear writes, “If we are to reclaim hope, we must understand our nation’s political life and our role in it. Politics is causing great spiritual harm and a big reason for that is people are going to politics to have their inner needs met. Politics ... Reclaiming Hope - A Book Review

Jon Gibson's Rating:

5 Stars

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