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Garry Wills

Garry Wills is one of the most respected writers on religion today. He is the author of Saint Augustine's Childhood, Saint Augustine's Memory, and Saint Augustine's Sin, the first three volumes in this series, as well as the Penguin Lives biography Saint Augustine. His other books include "Negro President": Jefferson and the Slave Power, Why I Am a Catholic, Papal Sin, and Lincoln at Gettysburg, which won the Pulitzer Prize.

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    • Lincoln at Gettysburg

    • The Words that Remade America
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Garry Wills
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    There is perhaps no more compelling example of the power of words than Lincoln's Gettysburg Address...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Review in 292

    • By Darwin8u on 03-26-15

    Regular price: $16.95

    • What the Qur'an Meant

    • And Why It Matters
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    America's leading religious scholar and public intellectual introduces lay listeners to the Qur'an with a measured, powerful reading of the ancient text....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great insight.

    • By Rambo on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • What Jesus Meant

    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Garry Wills
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    In a fresh reading of the gospels, Garry Wills explores the meaning of the "reign of heaven" that Jesus not only promised for the future but brought with him into this life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book on Jesus I've read.

    • By Jack on 10-29-11

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Bomb Power

    • The Modern Presidency and the National Security State
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    In Bomb Power, Garry Wills reveals how the atomic bomb transformed our nation down to its deepest constitutional roots....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book.

    • By Sageeve Prabhakaran on 12-13-10
    • The Modern Presidency and the National Security State
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 01-22-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 37 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Inventing America

    • Jefferson's Declaration of Independence
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Tom Weitzel
    • Length: 18 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A celebrated re-appraisal of the meaning and the source of inspiration of The Declaration of Independence, based on a reading of Jefferson's original draft document....

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Why Priests?

    • A Failed Tradition
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Bestselling author of Papal Sin and Why I Am a Catholic, Garry Wills spent five years as a young man at a Jesuit seminary and nearly became a priest himself....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An eye opening read

    • By William on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • What Paul Meant

    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Garry Wills
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Throughout history, Christians have debated Paul's influence in the church. Though revered, Paul has also been controversial....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful

    • By Sara on 09-02-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Head and Heart

    • American Christianities
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 18 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Here is a landmark examination of Christianity's place in American life across the broad sweep of this country's history....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • "Negro President"

    • Jefferson and the Slave Power
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Garry Wills
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    New York Times best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills, a two-time National Book Critics Circle Award winner, takes a bold and fresh look at Thomas Jefferson....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Book with a Misleading Title

    • By David on 08-07-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    New York Times best-selling historian Garry Wills takes on a pressing question in modern religion - will Pope Francis embrace change....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not even close to Catholic Theology

    • By Jon Mielke on 07-06-15

    Regular price: $24.47

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