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William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley Christian Encounters Series

By Jeremy Lott
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.81 Stars

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On 4/22 Patricia Punt wrote: The late William F. Buckley: popular TV host (Firing Line), editor (National Review), author (50+ books and novels), nationally syndicated columnist (On The Right), Roman Catholic and well-known conservative with a distinctive voice is ... Introducing William F. Buckley

Patricia's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/12 Chris Lee wrote: I am glad to see that Thomas Nelson is filling a major void in contemporary Christian books. For the longest time, most of the popular Christian biographies focused either on sports figures (not that anything is wrong with sports biographies!) or on secular entertainers who converted to Christianity. ... Review of Lott's William F. Buckley

Chris 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/9 booksbysteph wrote: Growing up I was taught to never discuss religion or politics. Both always end up in arguments and possibly the loss of someone you care about that has a lot of pride. I’m not the only one who thinks this way. “[T]he social consensus that religion and politics are private things that we do not discuss ... William F. Buckley

booksbysteph's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/11 Abbi wrote: William F. Buckley was a voice for Conservative people. He wrote many books, hosted a televisions show (the "Firing Line") and started and was the editor for "National Review" a conservative magazine. Ken has subscribed to "National Review" for quite a few years and so I was a little familiar with ... Willaim F. Buckley by Jeremy Lott {A Review}

Abbi's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/6 Marty Eng wrote: I am reviewing this for Booksneeze. I was initially excited to explore a biography. However, I found this book very difficult to read. Admittedly, my knowledge of history is not the best. This book seems like it would be more palatable for those who have strong historical/political knowledge. I ... Buckely Biography

Marty's Rating:

1 Stars

On 11/27 Louie Marsh wrote: William F. Buckley, by Jeremy Lott is published by Thomas Nelson and is part of their Christian Encounters line of books. It’s a small paperback of 144 pages and is an excellent introduction to the life and thought of Mr. Buckley. The book is very well written and while being very concise has the feel ... William F. Buckley By Jeremy Lott

Louie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/31 Chris Aiken wrote: William F. Buckley Jr: Christian Encounters, by Jeremy Lott.  (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2010). 153 pages. The name “William F. Buckley” is synonymous with political conservatism.  This biography, while sharing many facts about Buckley, seeks to present him as a man of Christian ... Book Review: William F. Buckley Jr. (Christian Encounters Series)

Chris' Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/16 Jerry Haas wrote: When I first ran across this book I was skeptical that in its brevity it may be shallow in covering the life of the man who is often credited with starting the modern conservative movement. My skepticism quickly faded as I delved into this delightfully and insightfully written book. Lott quickly stitches ... William F. Buckley, by Jeremy Lott

Jerry's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/13 Amy shore wrote: Lott’s biographical work on William F. Buckley traces his beginnings as a Catholic, and man of faith, and his political work in the founding of the National Review, the publication for which Buckley is most well known. He references his talks on The Firing Line, and draws from many of Buckley’s actual ... Rough Ride

Amy shore's Rating:

2 Stars

On 10/3 Loreen Depatie wrote: Often referred to as the ”Patron Saint of the Conservatives”, William Buckley dedicated his life to exposing modern liberalism as a threat to politics, economics, religion and in general, the American way of life. In his book, Jeremy Lott attempts to show the reader how William Buckley turned liberalism ... Conservatively Speaking... a good book

Loreen's Rating:

3 Stars