Ben Carson has seen firsthand the best and worst of what America has to offer. From his own childhood of crippling poverty to his brilliant career as a world-renowned surgeon and humanitarian, Ben Carson has sought to solve problems in his own life and the lives of others through education, hard work, and perseverance. In America the Beautiful he turns his attention to many of the issues facing America today--healthcare, education, capitalism and more, to explore what is great about our nation, and what needs to be addressed. You'll gain new insights on our nation's origins, our Judeo-Christian heritage, our educational system and more. America the Beautiful is a stirring manifesto of the values that have shaped America's past and must shape her future. You'll be inspired to heed the call to use your God-given talents to improve your life, the nation, and our world.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 205 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 1.10 X 6.10 X 8.10 (inches) ISBN: 0310330912 ISBN-13: 9780310330912 Availability: In Stock
What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place? In America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future. From his personal ascent from inner-city poverty to international medical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson shares experiential insights that help us understand what is good about America where we have gone astray which fundamental beliefs have guided America from her founding into preeminence among nations Written by a man who has experienced Americas best and worst firsthand, America the Beautiful is at once alarming, convicting, and inspiring. Youll gain new perspectives on our nations origins, our Judeo-Christian heritage, our educational system, capitalism versus socialism, our moral fabric, healthcare, and much more. An incisive manifesto of the values that shaped Americas past and must shape her future, America the Beautiful calls us all to use our God-given talents to improve our lives, our communities, our nation, and our world.
Dr. Benjamin Carson is a Professor of Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Oncology, and Pediatrics, and the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. He is also the author of four bestselling books---Gifted Hands, Think Big, The Big Picture, and Take the Risk. He serves on the boards of the Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., and the Academy of Achievement, among others, and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation. He and his wife, Candy, cofounded the Carson Scholars Fund (www.carsonscholars.org), a 501(c)3 established to counteract America's crisis in education by identifying and rewarding academic role models in the fourth through eleventh grades, regardless of race, creed, religion and socio-economic status, who also demonstrate humanitarian qualities. There are over 4800 scholars in forty-five states. Ben and Candy are the parents of three grown sons and reside in Baltimore County, Maryland.