The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition

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The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition

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Summary

At a time of astonishing confusion about what it means to be a man, Brad Miner has recovered the oldest and best ideal of manhood: the gentleman. Reviving a thousand-year tradition of chivalry, honor, and heroism, The Compleat Gentleman provides the essential model for twenty-first-century masculinity.

Despite our confusion, real manhood is not complicated. It is an ancient ideal based on service to one’s God, country, family, and friends—a simple but arduous ideal worthy of a lifetime of struggle.

Miner’s gentleman stands out for his dignity, restraint, and discernment. He rejects the notion that one way of behaving is as good as another. He belongs to an aristocracy of virtue, not of wealth or birth. Proposing neither a club nor a movement, Miner describes a lofty code of manly conduct, which, far from threatening democracy, is necessary for its survival.

Miner traces the concept of manliness from the jousting fields of the twelfth century to the decks of the Titanic. The three masculine archetypes that emerge—the warrior, the lover, and the monk—combine in the character of the “compleat gentleman.” This modern knight cultivates a martial spirit in defense of the true and the beautiful. He treats the opposite sex with the passionate respect required by courtly love. And he values learning in the pursuit of truth—all with the discretion, decorum, and nonchalance that the Renaissance called sprezzatura.

The Compleat Gentleman is filled with examples from the past and the present of the man our increasingly uncivilized age demands.

Subjects in The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition Audiobook, The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition includes the following subjects: etiquette, gender studies, male gender studies, social science, guide, advice, gentleman, chivalry. The BISAC Subject Code is .

About the Author(s) of The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition

The author of The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition is Brad Miner. Brad Miner is an executive editor at Bookspan and editor of its conservative book club, American Compass. A former literary editor of National Review, he is the author of several books, including The Concise Conservative Encyclopedia.

About the Narrator of The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition Audiobook

The narrator for the The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition Audiobook is Bob Souer.

<p><b>Bob Souer</b> is a full-time professional storyteller, voice actor, and AudioFile Earphones Award–winning narrator. He has narrated broadcast and nonbroadcast projects for corporations and ministries across North America. His voice has been heard on PBS, the History Channel, the Military Channel, and many other networks. He has also narrated radio and television programs for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, D. James Kennedy Ministries, SIM, and Compassion International.</p>.

The Compleat Gentleman, Third Revised Edition Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1665017953. The ISBN-13 is 9781665017954.

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