Here is an excerpt from a Publisher's Weekly article - Eric Metaxas: Profiling 7 Heroes - Now Metaxas uses his knowledge of great men in history to confront what he feels is a crisis of manhood in today’s culture. His newest book, Seven Men and the Secret of Their Greatness (Thomas Nelson, April 30) features profiles of what Metaxas calls “a subjective list of seven men whose lives are worth knowing about.” Adding to some of what he wrote about Bonhoeffer and Wilberforce, Metaxas profiles five other greats, including George Washington, Olympic runner Eric Liddell, baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson, Pope John Paul II, and Charles W. Colson, with whom Metaxas worked before Colson’s death. Metaxas is now cohost of BreakPoint, the radio commentary started by Colson in 1991. “These are great men whose lives are worthy of emulation,” says Metaxas. “I am trying to answer the questions, ‘What is a man? What is a great man? What is God’s idea of a great man?’ Faith is at the heart of what these men did and why they did it.
Last night I went to Amazon to get a copy and they are temporarily out of stock, but I am sure they will have more soon.
Hopefully, just in time for Father's Day!