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Charles Colson

A Life Redeemed

by Jonathan Aitken

Charles Colson by Jonathan Aitken
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2005
    448 pages
    Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

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He was Nixon's hatchet man. A jailed felon. And now, one of the most significant Christian leaders of our time. Here is his life story.

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'At times Aitken's obvious admiration for his subject leads him to downplay Colson's critics, including the disaffected associates he has left behind in his ministry career. But if this falls short of the definitive critical biography, it is still a compelling portrait of a flawed but faithful man.' - PW.
'Colson seeks through his Prison Fellowship to redeem not only himself but others who have fallen from grace. Therein lies the reason to read this book: the story of helping others to help themselves perhaps cannot be told often enough.' - Booklist.

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