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The Daring Heart of David Livingstone

The Daring Heart of David Livingstone Exile, African Slavery, and the Publicity Stunt That Saved Millions

By Jay Milbrandt
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.97 Stars

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On 2/25 Suzy Parish wrote: The Daring Heart of David Livingstone is a cohesive look at a complicated man. Jay Milbrandt does an excellent job of trying to present Livingstone as a human being with flaws as well as a strong moral compass. Most of us are only familiar with Livingstone as in the quote by Henry Morton Stanley, “Dr. ... A well-rounded look at a driven man

Suzy Parish's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/6 Fallon Willoughby wrote: I love history, but African history is not usually a subject I pick up. However, this book was very interesting, and I enjoyed learning about David Livingstone. I did not really know anything about him, and I had never heard the “David Livingstone, I presume?” That seems so famous. I really enjoyed ... Book Review: David Livingstone

Fallon's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/27 Stephanie Cherry wrote: I have read the bare minimum about David Livingstone in the past. My daughter read about his missionary journey in homeschool. Reading an in depth biography about his life was truly fascinating to me. He began his career as a missionary to Africa attempting to set up a mission colony in the interior. ... Such An Inspiring Read

Stephanie Cherry's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/6 Passport Diaries wrote: "The mere animal pleasure of traveling in a wild unexplored country is very great." ~Dr. David Livingstone The British missionary explorer! An adventurous American journalist! The Sultan of Zanzibar! Of course I picked "The Daring Heart of David Livingstone---exile, African slavery, and the publicity ... Serious but good read

Passport Diaries' Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/13 Donnie Haflich wrote: Milbrandt, Jay. The Daring Heart Of David Livingstone Exile, African Slavery, And The Publicity Stunt That Saved Millions. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2014. 288. Print. God uses broken people. This is no more apparent than in the life of David Livingstone. Jay Milbrandt makes this point in The Daring ... REVIEW THE DARING HEART OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE

Donnie Haflich's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/29 Amy Talbott wrote: (This post contains affiliate Links.) I have been enjoying a lot of biogaphies lately, and this book is a great biography which, I believe, should be in any homeschooler's curriculum. The book, The Daring Heart of David Livingstone by Jay Milbrandt is a wonderful story that tells us unflinchingly of ... The Daring Heart of DavidLivingstone by Jay Milbrandt

Amy Talbott's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/28 Gingi Freeman wrote: So I’m not sure what I expected, but this book left me feeling a little confused. Don’t get me wrong, I learned a lot more about David Livingstone than I knew before (which was not much beyond, “famous African explorer”). But his “publicity stunt” that saved millions was nothing that he personally ... A little disappointing...

Gingi's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/24 Joshua Ray wrote: In the past year or so I’ve been drawn to stories of great men of faith. This has led to me reading biographies of Hudson Taylor, Bonhoeffer, Jim Elliot, William Wilberforce, and others. It is inspiring to read of the paths these men walked in their faith, the challenges they faced in their lives, ... Book Review: The Daring Heart of David Livingstone by Jay Milbrandt

Joshua's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/23 Chat With Vera wrote: David Livingston is a man that in many ways failed. He failed as a missionary in that he only had one convert (and that is a dubious convert). He failed as an explorer (for truly his heart was into scientific exploration) in that he did not discover the mouth of the Nile. He failed to bring commerce ... The Daring Heart of David Livingstone Exile, African Slavery, and the Publicity Stunt That Saved Millions By Jay Milbrandt

Chat With Vera's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/20 kratzy wrote: I was first introduced to Livingstone through the movie Moutains of the Moon, in which he was a minor character, but in which I felt the character of David Livingstone was shown very true to the historically correct figure of the explorer that was unconventional, yet successful. Together with Burton ... Great introduction to the famous African explorer David Livingstone

kratzy's Rating:

5 Stars