In fact, the renewed popular interest in virtue and character education coincides with the publication of William Bennett's, The Book of Virtue
Among the many new books for which we have high expectations are William Bennett's Children's Book of Virtue
and Moral Compass, Bill Gate's The Road Ahead, Danielle Steel's Five Days in Paris and The Christmas Box, by Richard Paul Evans.
Her seven books include Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues
and Red and Blue God, Black and Blue Church.
Bennett's The Book of Virtues
and these are the qualities I admire in many whom I meet but especially in our most recent Past Dominion President Fred Hayward UE.
Not in the manner of William Bennett's Book of Virtues
, which is based on the premise that if people consume the right sort of inspirational messages they will become model citizens.
He then spun off an even more lucrative career as a public tutor, as the credited author of a ghost-written compilation of stories entitled The Book of Virtues
and later as director of various ad-hoc neo-con front groups, such as Americans for Victory over Terror.
Former drug czar William Bennett (author of The Book of Virtues
supplies a brief introduction, which is followed by three essays on the importance of the humanities, the core curriculum, and how to use the book.
Or when, in a discussion of present-day anthologies like William Bennett's The Book of Virtues
, Price refers to the "reinvention of tradition that has become traditional among anthologists" (71).
Significantly, few if any of the numerous reviewers of Book of Virtues
pointed out the failure to mention humility.
The word "virtue" itself began to take on an almost talismanic power, especially in the wake of William Bennett's Book of Virtues
, published in 1992.
In trying to write sort of a Children's Book of Virtues
, biographer Mason Locke Weems created these tales.
I guess the problem I have with these guys is that they've bought into Bill Bennett's Book of Virtues
and have concluded that virginity is something to be proud of.