The True Saint Nicholas

Why He Matters to Christmas
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Author(s): William J. Bennett
Original Publish Date: Oct 27, 2009
Product Number: EB00580488
Released: Sep 29, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439166406
Publisher: Howard Books
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Description

Former secretary of education, radio talk-show host, and bestselling author William Bennett blends his historical expertise combined with his gift for storytelling into a fascinating tale as he writes his first Christmas book about the actual story behind the man who ultimately became known as Santa Claus. Saint Nicholas's selfless giving is brought to life from its beginnings in the third century, far from where we stand today but ever so relevant to our lives. Reflecting on his life, we discover an inspiring story of devotion to God and a life example of eternal goodness for all time. The True Saint Nicholas: Why He Matters to Christmas focuses on three aspects of Saint Nicholas—the historical data of his actual life, his legacy in the centuries following his death, and the legendary status that transformed his likeness into the present-day Santa Claus. The book is designed to unveil the heart and life of someone who lived so long ago—and yet whose life remains an example for all people everywhere—an example that calls each of us to a higher order of generosity, giving, and devotion to others. A historical yet touching rendition of the origins of our modern-day Santa written by an in-demand spokesperson whose penchant for reminding us of the importance of virtue reacquaints us with the true meaning of Christmas.

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): William J. Bennett
Narrator(s): William J. Bennett
Product Number C5149
Released: Nov 12, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440758508
eAudio
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Author(s): William J. Bennett
Narrator(s): William J. Bennett
Product Number Z2930
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781456112561
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Author(s): William J. Bennett
Narrator(s): William J. Bennett
Product Number Z100134954
Released: Feb 12, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780743599399

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