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The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World

By Stephen Mansfield
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.06 Stars

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On 5/19 Kayla Craig wrote: Confession: I read this book two years ago. I found the story of Guinness family’s altruistic efforts so compelling that I lent it to a favorite friend and forgot about it. She recently texted me about a dream she had regarding me and Guinness-flavor cupcakes (?), which triggered my memory of The ... Imbibing + Evangelizing? Somehow, it works.

Kayla's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/14 David Kim wrote: “Now that is an interesting combination for a topic,” are the words spoken from the person seated next to meet on the plane.  A question about the book regarding the pursuit of God and beer sparked a conversation amongst several us in the plane.  Stephen Mansfield provides a great biography of Arthur Guinness and the ... The Search for God and Guinness by Stephen Mansfield

David's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/1 Jamie Blaine wrote: Not nearly enough years ago in my small Southern hometown a group of well-meaning church folk banded together to boycott the local pizza parlor's decision to serve cold beer. Good Christians did not dance, nor curse - and they certainly did not drink beer. Times have changed. Believers drink and dance ... Is There Beer in Heaven? - The Search for God & Guinness by Stephen Mansfield

Jamie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/3 sds wrote: Searching for God and Guinness is a "biography" of beer's role in history and culture through the lens of one of the most famous brands and the family behind it. In simple and readable prose, Stephen Mansfield traces the arc of beer--specifically its origins as a moral and healthy alternative to the ... Searching for God and Guinness

sds' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/7 Sean Murphy wrote: In the interest of full disclosure, I was sent this book for free in return for this review.Also in the interest of full disclosure, I used to steal quarters off my dad's desk.My dad (the one who was always asking, "Where'd all my quarters go?" )  Had a house built on the west coast of ... God and Guinness

Sean's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/22 Brian Moore wrote: Stephen Mansfield’s quest to understand the fact and fiction behind the stories and legacy of the Guinness family yielded a fascinating story of a family who sought to honor God through living with a sense of calling and do good for their community. Arthur Guinness who began the Guinness brewery in ... BookSneeze: The Search for God and Guinness

Brian's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/5 Reading Room wrote: This book describes the founding and growth of the Guinness Beer empire. Beginning with the father of Arthur Guinness (the founder of Guinness) in the 1700's through the 20th century, the book does a very good job of describing the religious motivations that supported many of Guinness' strategies. I ... Interesting Book

Reading Room's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/27 Tyler Charles wrote: I’m one of many Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers (the publishing house’s review-generating endeavor which has recently been renamed BookSneeze). Before you start thinking that being part of this makes me special (or before you think I think it makes me special), know that anyone can sign ... Review: The Search for God and Guinness

Tyler's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/14 Tim wrote: The Search For God & Guinness is an easy book to enjoy, especially for those that love both and so I had some real expectations for this book. Fortunately for me, it was a very enjoyable read and I highly recommend it to my friends. What stood out was the excellent research that Mansfield provided. ... Review of The Search for God & Guinness by Stephen Mansfield

Tim's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/11 christiantwopointoh wrote: As one who is not a fan of books on history, I found this one fascinating. Most likely it was the subject matter, but i think Mansfield did a great job on organizing his thoughts. I was first struck on how alcohol, even beer, had such a strong presence in the church. St. Bartholomew was the patron sait ... The Search for God and Guinness - A Great Historical Read

christiantwopointoh's Rating:

4 Stars