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The Measure of a Man A Spiritual Autobiography (Oprah"s Book Club) by Sidney Poitier

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Poitier, Sidney,
  • Actors,
  • United States,
  • African American actors,
  • African American men,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts,
  • People of Color,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Biography,
  • Large type books

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9244771M
ISBN 100061357928
ISBN 109780061357923

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The Measure of a Man: Twenty Attributes of A Godly Man. In this revised edition of the best-selling book The Measure of a Man, Gene Getz delivers the newly enhanced message of what it takes to be a man of God. Men will gain encouragement for what they can be /5. I quite enjoyed The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier. It was a rather reflective memoir about what makes Poitier tick. It reinforced much of what I had sensed about him as a person and also introduced me to his history and to new aspects of him I hadn’t expected/5. Nov 01,  · More Than a Million Copies Have Been Sold of this Powerful Book for Men, Now Revised for a New Generation For forty years, The Measure of a Man has taught hundreds of thousands of men around the world how to live according to God's direction—faithfully, lovingly, and spiritually/5. Oct 13,  · Poitier explores the nature of sacrifice and commitment, pride and humility, rage and forgiveness, and paying the price for artistic integrity, What emerges is a picture of a man seeking truth, passion, and balance in the face of limits--his own and the world's. A triumph of the spirit, The Measure of a Man captures the essential Poitier.

Jan 26,  · &#; The Measure of a Man, by Sidney Poitier, is an interesting autobiography about his life growing up as an African-American in a world of prejudice. He doesn't experience racism until he moves to Nassau as a boy, and soon learns that he's on the bottom of the food chain/5. The Measure of a Man. Martin Luther King (Jr.) Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive, this pair of meditations by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., contains the theological roots of his political and social philosophy of nonviolent activism/5(4). The Measure of a Man by Gene A. Getz, the classic bestseller that has inspired men's Bible studies around the world, is now updated to reach a new generation of young men! Drawing on the apostle Paul's letters to Timothy and Titus, Dr. Getz explains 20 attributes of a godly man.5/5(3). The Measure of a Man is the earliest attempt to publish King’s sermons in book form. A few years later, Harper & Row published the definitive collection of King’s signature sermons, Strength to Love (), which included the two sermons in The Measure of a Man. King continued to preach both of these sermons after their publication.

“The True Measure of a Man is a book I wish I had written ” – Bob Buford, author of Halftime and Finishing Well “The True Measure of a Man is a book for every man of every faith or no faith at all.” – Fred Barnes, Fox News commentator “Richard provides powerful insight 5/5(2). The Measure of A Man Book Summary. In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. Media Reviews. USA Today As a listening experience, The Measure of a Man is enhanced beyond description by Readalikes. May 11,  · Today’s book, “The Measure of a Man” by Gene Getz, deals less with the generalities of what manhood looks like, and looks specifically at some chief characteristics of a mature man as they are spelled out in two key passages from the New Testament on the subject. Aug 09,  · In this revised edition of the bestselling book The Measure of a Man, Gene Getz delivers the newly enhanced message of what it takes to be a man .