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Faith

Narrated by: Jimmy Carter
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (137 ratings)

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Grammy Award-Winner for Best Spoken Word Album!

In this powerful reflection, President Jimmy Carter contemplates how faith has sustained him in happiness and disappointment. He considers how we may find it in our own lives.

All his life, President Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith. Now he shares the lessons he learned. He writes, "The issue of faith arises in almost every area of human existence, so it is important to understand its multiple meanings. In this book, my primary goal is to explore the broader meaning of faith, its far-reaching effect on our lives, and its relationship to past, present, and future events in America and around the world. The religious aspects of faith are also covered, since this is how the word is most often used, and I have included a description of the ways my faith has guided and sustained me, as well as how it has challenged and driven me to seek a closer and better relationship with people and with God." 

As President Carter examines faith's many meanings, he describes how to accept it and live it, how to doubt and find faith again. A serious and moving reflection from one of America's most admired and respected citizens.

©2018 Jimmy Carter (P)2018 Simon & Schuster Audio

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The Role Model We Need

A good book by a good man and a wonderful walk through a life of faith as Carter reminds us that faith and love will heal us as a people.

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The message of Jesus

This book is for anyone who aspires to be a better human being. It is both Christian and secular. Carter makes the case for loving one another the way that Jesus loves all of us, without dogma, but with empathy, and that our faith is realized in our faith in one another, to displace the despair that is all too prevalent.

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Love This Man!

I have always admired Jimmy Carter. After reading this book (I have to admit glazing over through some of the scriptural references), I have even more admiration for this man...and his wife. He is truly a man of deep conviction. A person who stands for what is right. He is not to be bullied, even by those within his lifelong community...not even if it means financial ruin. Sometimes it is a bit difficult to understand the narration but, overall his story is one worth hearing. I wish we had more like him!

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Extremely well done by admirable author

A well-written book I expect to revisit. Discussed types of faith, development of faith & implemention of faith. Most impressed at the way he has so well integrated concepts from a variety of theologians & other thinkers, his own life experience, a lifetime of Bible study into a faith he Iives out effectively. Both interesting & inspiring

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Very comforting.

Very moving and comforting. I will read more of his books. I will definitely recommend this book to everyone I love!

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Last Great Democrat

Where does Faith rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Top ten.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Jimimy Carter

Which character – as performed by Jimmy Carter – was your favorite?

Jimmy Carter

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

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Surprisingly difficult to understand because of Jimmy Carter’s southern accent. I was not at all expecting this from a former President of the United States. Other than that it was a decent overview of Jimmy’s faith. Too bad current Democrats don’t faith like Jimmy does. They should listen to his book and get back some values that they have lost.

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Leader, Example of a Life Well Lived

Finished listening to this on my dad's 94th birthday, exactly 14 days after Jimmy Carter turned 94. I really enjoyed this book about and by this remarkable man. His life is a remarkable legacy and is an example of a life well lived.

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Needed perspective in these times

President Carter writes and narrated with great wisdom, clarity and depth. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to him draw from his deep knowledge of theology, life of public service, and 93 years of life experience in a world which has changed dramatically. His reflections on how faith has moved him - and our society - through many difficult times thoroughly his lifetime admonish to all of us the importance of faith in our greatest ideals as a society such as peace and human rights.

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Enlightening

My Sunday school class at church chose this book. I found it very interesting Jimmy Carter life especially his years growing up in Georgia. I love the fact he was brought up enjoying his classmates and neighbors not looking at there color of skin. If only we could do that now.

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Believe

Jimmy Carters really gives you a feeling of faith and what it means to each one of us.

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