The Faith and Values of Sarah Palin

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Charisma Media, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 243 pages
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She stepped onto the world stage as the Republican vice-presidential nominee in the election of 2008. Previously, she had only been a small town mayor and the governor of a state with slightly more than half a million people. Still, there was something about her. She was pretty, fierce in her conservatism and she seemed undaunted by the slings and arrows of national politics And there was something else, as well: there was a moral force that seemed to shape her life. As the world grew to know Sarah Palin—throughout the 2008 campaign and in her subsequent public appearances and book—people began to see the force behind her: a deep, lifelong Christian faith. This faith was the lens through which she viewed the world, the bedrock of her politics, and even a primary influence upon her personality.

To understand Sarah Palin, it is essential to understand her faith.

What faith principles, then, impact Sarah Palin's politics, and what are their implications for the Republican Party and the nation as a whole? These questions and more are answered in the fascinating new book by New York Times bestselling author Stephen Mansfield and his co-author David Holland. These authors were given extensive access to Palin's pastors, advisors, friends and family and it has allowed them to capture the moving story of Palin's faith, as well as the meaning of that faith for American politics and culture.


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User Review  - mel44 -

Prior to reading The Faith and Values of Sarah Palin, I had preconceived ideas and opinions. Not because of what I knew to be fact, rather because of what I had heard from various sources both during ... Read full review

Biography of political life rather than personal

User Review  - Jill Jones -

Few people outside of Alaska had ever heard of Sarah Palin when Senator John McCain announced her as his running mate. Today, it is rare to find someone who does not recognize her and doesn’t have an ... Read full review


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Stephen Mansfield is the New York Times best-selling author of The Faith of George W. Bush, The Faith of Barack Obama, Benedict XVI: His Life and Mission, and Never Give In: The Extraordinary Character of Winston Churchill among other works of history and biography. Founder of both The Mansfield Group, a consulting and communications firm, and Chartwell Literary Group, which creates and manages literary projects, Stephen is also in wide demand as a lecturer and speaker. For more information, log onto

David A. Holland is an author, speaker, media consultant and award-winning copywriter who writes the popular blog and the satirical He is the co-author of Paul Harvey's America, as well as numerous articles, essays and opinion pieces. David makes his home with his wife and daughters in Dallas, Texas. For more information, log onto

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