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Humility

Humility An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue

By David Bobb
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4 Stars

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On 4/16 Craig T. Owens wrote: David J. Bobb has a title/subtitle combination that almost sounds paradoxical—Humility: An Unlikely Biography Of America’s Greatest Virtue. After all, when many think of America they are more likely to use the terms “confidant” or even “brash,” but not usually “humble.” But in this seeming ... Powerful biographies to make a powerful point

Craig T. Owens' Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/2 Mary Crocco wrote: Humility as a virtue, seen through the eyes of five great historical figures from early history, fills the pages of Humility. The author shares numerous stories while giving ideal examples. Research by Bobb, informs readers how certain leaders embraced this virtue in decision making. One can ponder ... 'Humility' serves as a reminder

Mary's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/25 Conrade Yap wrote: True greatness comes not with power and might, but with humility and grace. As far as America's founding fathers are concerned, the exercise of humility is the key difference between ancient Rome and the America they want. In this book, Bobb looks at how important humility is with regards to the building ... Greatness and Humiity Can Co-Exist

Conrade's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/21 Mazzou wrote: Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue By David Bobb Humility,Thomas Aquinas wrote, is a 'praisworthy abasement'...''the role of humility is not to repress our appetite for high and difficult projects, but rather to keep a sense of proportion in our reckoning.''''For ... Book review: Humility by David Bobb

Mazzou's Rating:

1 Stars

On 2/11 John Nielsen wrote: David J. Bobb has given us a gem in his book “Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue.” The author dug deep to find hidden treasures of historical depth and detail, and readers who take the time to read and ponder will be rewarded with a rich understanding of an ... A History of Humility | Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue

John's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/10 Leaveyourmark wrote: I received this book courtesy of Booksneeze.com in return for my honest opinion. Summary given on booksneeze: Book DescriptionThere is no formula for becoming humble—not for individuals, and not for nations.Benjamin Franklin’s dilemma—one he passed on to the young United States—was ... Book Review: Humility by David J. Bobb

Leaveyourmark 's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/6 Reader's Haven Reviews wrote: ISBN:  9781595555694About the Book:  There is no formula for becoming humble—not for individuals, and not for nations.Benjamin Franklin’s dilemma—one he passed on to the young United States—was how to achieve both greatness and humility at once. The humility James Madison learned as ... Humility: An unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue by David J. Bobb

Reader's Haven Reviews' Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/3 Steve & Emily wrote: The subtitle for this book, An Unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue, sums up what author David Bobb is attempting to do with this short volume, and to a certain degree he is successful in his aim. Humility is broken into three parts. Part one, Early Life deals with the origin of the philosophical ... Humility by David Bobb

Steve & Emily's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/2 Nikole Hahn wrote: Deeply thoughtful, Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue by David J. Bobb only raises a couple of questions, but otherwise completely satisfies this voracious reader. Humility is the subject of this biography. Humility speaks about four characters in history that exemplified humility ... A Couple of Problems

Nikole's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/20 teacherreader44 wrote: If nothing else, Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue by David J. Bobb compels the reader to thoughtfully deliberate the definition and effects of humility. Immediately, Bobb intentionally dismisses any “sissy” definitions of humility and highlights its strengths. He writes, ... Compels the reader to thoughtfully deliberate the definition and effects of humility

teacherreader44's Rating:

3 Stars