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Born Again (1976)

by Charles W. Colson

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  pastorroy | May 21, 2013 |
This is a powerful book that takes you deep in the inner workings of the white house like few books do. The candor with which Colson writes is great and gives the book an honest feel. ( )
  laholmes | Mar 29, 2010 |
fabulous, powerful!
  alpolcyn | Feb 11, 2010 |
What an awesome book! Not only was the story life-altering to my own Christianity, but it changed my political views about prisons and prisoners' rights. I always thought the term "born again" meant you had to be an ultra-freaky Jesus freak, but Colson's story changed my mind. ( )
  KLSimpson | Mar 23, 2008 |
A humble account of one's man rise to power, eventual fall, and subsequent renewing of his life. A good insider account of the Nixon White House. An even better self-portrait of Charles Colson. ( )
  w_bishop | Nov 3, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0912376139, Hardcover)

Born Again is the autobiography of one of the most influential men of our time. It is not only a remarkable story of one man's redemption in Christ, but a fascinating look inside the events of one of our generation's most riveting sagas.

In 1974 Charles W. Colson pleaded guilty to Watergate-related offenses and, after a tumultuous investigation, served seven months in prison. In his search for meaning and purpose in the face of the Watergate scandal, Colson penned Born Again. This unforgettable memoir shows a man who, seeking fulfillment in success and power, found it, paradoxically, in national disgrace and prison. In the decades since its initial publication, Born Again has brought hope and encouragement to millions. This remarkable story of new life continues to influence lives around the world through a dozen foreign editions.

HENDRICKSON CLASSIC BIOGRAPHIES feature enduring stories about real people whose lives have been touched and transformed by God, and who in turn have touched others with God's love. Each story has been carefully selected, gently edited if necessary, and freshly typeset, making every account be it ancient or contemporary a compelling read. Great lives reaching across the ages to touch lives today, encouraging, challenging, and inspiring.

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In 1974 Charles W. Colson pleaded guilty to Watergate-related offenses and, after a tumultuous investigation, served seven months in prison. In his search for meaning and purpose in the face of the Watergate scandal, Colson penned Born Again. This unforgettable memoir shows a man who, seeking fulfillment in success and power, found it, paradoxically, in national disgrace and prison. In more than three decades since its initial publication, Born Again has brought hope and encouragement to millions. This remarkable story of new life continues to influence lives around the world. This expanded edition includes a brand-new introduction and a new epilogue by Colson, recounting the writing of his bestselling book and detailing some of the ways his background and ministry have brought hope and encouragement to so many.… (more)

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