Go Forward With Faith: The Biography of Gordon B. Hinckley
"You can always tell when you study the life of a prophet that the Lord has had His hand in his life from the beginning," says Sheri Dew, author of Go Forward with Faith. She also wrote the first biography of Ezra Taft Benson.
President Hinckley made his own time available for interviews and feedback and allowed Sheri to interview his family, personal friends, and colleagu
Sheri Dew is just not a great storyteller, actually the writing was terrible, repetitive and plodding. This just didn't do justice to the man he was. This was a slow read and very long for such little substance.
It showed him as a great administrator, a marketing guru and a loyal, tireless and positive man. But, I alre...more
Much as I love President Hinckley, though, this wasn't my favorite so far as biographies go. While Sheri Dew is a great writer, I don't think she's the best storyteller...more
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Things will work out, they always do. If you keep trying and praying and working, things will worko...more
Then President Hinckley died, and I was like, "Oh! I totally missed my chance to read his biography. Now he's dead a...more
I really enjoyed reading this book about his life. I learned a lot of things about him that I didn’t know and read many accounts that I had heard before but that I still really enjoy hearing again. Th...more
Unfortunately, the writing of this book is downright terrible and does no justice to the wonderful person he was. It is exaspe...more
President Hinckley served a mission to Great Britain thanks to his mother's foresight and planning during the Great Depression. He really gained his testimony of the work while on that mission and the same week he re...more
I promise I'm still a good Mormon! But come on. Most people's lives are just dull, no matter what wonderful things they did.
It is also interesting for me to learn more about the man who leads my church. I read this book several years ago when President Hinckley was, in fact, was still alive. I found it fascinating. What an amazing man he was and what an amazing job Sheri Dew did in capturing this man's life story.