A highly engaging book, Carol Swain’s Be the People offered a unique perspective to us as citizens of the United States. She takes the time to overview her perspective and the background from which she comes from, detailing her journey to today. Rather than avoiding the ‘harder’ topics, she engages them with a gusto and directness that I find refreshing.
It should be noted that this book is largely based upon the opinion of Carol Swain, which she’s based off sources – be they the constitution, bill of rights, or other references she’s cited. It is her perspective, her worldview on the topic of the Constitution and what it means to be American.
Swain argues that to be American, to BE the People, we have to go back to our roots, we have to embrace the premises upon which this country was founded in order to be stronger, in order to make progress.
This is a great book for with a religious background that is passionate for their country. I found the book to be engaging and not too long. As a result, I’m giving “Be The People” three out of five stars–simply because I believe it was a bit heavy on constitutional passages and quotations as opposed to actual book insight.
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