Character is the Issue: How People with Integrity Can Revolutionize America

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Broadman & Holman Publishers, 1997 - Philosophy - 191 pages
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Responding to questions regarding his personal character, President Bill Clinton once told his audience that "character isn't the issue." Yet our character defines the world we live in. Our government, welfare programs, schools, and everything else in our lives are shaped and directed according to our character. It's commonly claimed that "you can't legislate morality," but in fact every law in the country is a reflection of our moral values. Over the past thirty years, a decline in moral character has produced a decline in the character of our society. In this contemporary memoir, Governor Huckabee recounts his journey from a blue collar family in Hope, Arkansas, to ordained minister, Senate candidate, and a place on the national political stage. Through it all, he underscores the power of honor, faith, and integrity in our culture and the dangers of turning away from them. - Publisher.

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Crucible Moment
7
A Delicate Vessel
25
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Mike Huckabee was born in Hope, Arkansas on August 24, 1955. He received a bachelor's degree in religion from Ouachita Baptist University and attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary before dropping out to take a job in Christian broadcasting. After a career in broadcasting and advertising, he spent 12 years as a pastor and denominational leader. He was the lieutenant governor of Arkansas from 1993 to 1996, the governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007, and ran in the 2008 Republican presidential primaries. He has written several books including Do the Right Thing, A Simple Christmas, Can't Wait Till Christmas, A Simple Government, and Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett: A Grandfather's Thoughts on Faith, Family, and the Things That Matter Most. He currently hosts the Fox News Channel talk show Huckabee and The Mike Huckabee Show for Cumulus Media Networks.

John Perry has coauthored books with John MacArthur, Richard Land, Mike Huckabee, among others and written historical books about Charles Colson, the Scopes Monkey Trials, and more. He is a two-time Gold Medallion Award finalist and lives in Nashville , Tennessee .

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