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7 WOMEN AND THE SECRET OF THEIR GREATNESS

“7 Women And The Secret Of Their Greatness” is the latest Eric Metaxas page turner. He highlights the stories of Joan of Arc, Suzanna Wesley, Hannah More, Maria Skobtsova, Corrie ten Boom, Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks. Metaxas is a master writer of biographies. I can readily enjoy a pleasant weekend wrapped up in stories well told. My personal library is stocked with biographies of accomplished athletes, Civil War generals, politicians, missionaries, innovators and entrepreneurs. Metaxas says “biographies enable us to slip the strictures of time and provide a bracing corrective to our tendency to see everything in the dark glass of our own era, with all its blind spots, mores, beams and distortions.” Biographies I’d never heard of Hannah…
Bob Jones
March 5, 2016