God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking
ISBN: 0190914777
EAN13: 9780190914776
Language: English
Release Date: Mar 26, 2019
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 0.7874016" H x 9.212598" L x 6.062992" W
Weight: 1.071447 lbs.
Format: Paperback

God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

Select Format Format: Paperback Select Conditions Condition: New

Selected

Format: Paperback

Condition: New

$35.28
Quantity
80 Available

Select Conditions
  • New $35.28 God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking
Book Overview

This Description may be from another edition of this product.

When Donald Trump was married to his first wife Ivana Ivana Zeln ckov in 1977, the family minister who officiated the wedding was the preacher and author of The Power of Positive Thinking, Norman Vincent Peale. Perhaps more than any other figure in American public life in the last decade, Donald Trump has been able to reimagine Peale's message of positive thinking to his political advantage. I never think of the negative, he said after the opening of Trump Tower in 1983. Both Trump and Peale have appealed to people who, like themselves, have felt marginalized by an intellectual and cultural elite. Peale's 1952 book, which helped to drive the religious revival of the 1950s, remains a perennial bestseller, and has affected the lives of a vast public in the United States and around the world.

In God's Salesman, Carol V. R. George used interviews with Peale himself as well as exclusive access to his manuscript collection to provide the first full-length scholarly account of Peale and his highly visible career. George explores the evolution of Peale's message of Practical Christianity, the belief that when positive thinking was combined with affirmative prayer, the technique of imaging, and purposeful action, the result was a changed life. It was a message with special appeal for Read More chevron_right

Frequently Asked Questions About God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

Book Reviews (0)

0
  |   0  reviews
Did you read God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking? Please provide your feedback and rating to help other readers.
Write Review
Captcha

No customer reviews for the moment.