Read Tempting Faith, written by a real compassionate conservative, and weep for the loss of what could have been. Then beware of those who would manipulate genuine faith for partisan political purposes."
-- Jim Wallis, bestselling author of God's Politics
"The best kind of sermon, the most revealing and meaningful kind of testimony. At [Kuo's] call for action, you want to give [him] a loud 'amen.'"
-- The Hartford Courant
"Though Tempting Faith is a story about the Bush presidency, it is even more a story about Mr. Kuo. As much as it is a story about politics, it is also a story about faith."
-- The New York Times
"Tempting Faith is one of those rare Washington books that is worth reading -- clearly written, disarmingly honest, thoughtfully introspective, and unusually substantive.... A refreshingly honest account of how politics can seduce the best intentioned and the most naïve."
-- The American Conservative
David Kuo served as Special Assistant to the President under George W. Bush from 2001 to 2003. He has worked for numerous conservative leaders, including John Ashcroft, William Bennett, Jack Kemp, Bob Dole, and Ralph Reed. He is the author of the Good Morning America Book Club selection Dot.Bomb: My Days and Nights at an Internet Goliath. He currently serves as the Washington editor of the Beliefnet Web site.
It Is good inside look at Republican politics and manipulation. Shows how religious groups are seduced and used through ignorance.Published on May 15, 2013 by Vivia Jean Cox
A fascinating book written by a member of the George W.Bush Whitehouse team when he was (supposedly) organizing his faith-based help. Read morePublished on January 2, 2011 by G. Griffin
I read this book a few years after Kuo's other book "Dot.Bomb." In the latter book, naive guy with little practical experience in his industry gets taken in by the message of... Read morePublished on August 26, 2010 by Ryan Alexander
Mr. Kuo writes this book to share his religious experience in politics as he said" I've seen, done, lived and learned from it" (P.xiv). Read morePublished on August 25, 2010 by Walter W. Ko
For most of American history, there has always been a small but persistent stream of publications about the mixing of religion and politics. Read morePublished on March 4, 2010 by Newton Ooi
There are too many lessons in this book to name them all in a review. David Kuo is in the know, working in the George W. Bush White House in the Faith-Based Initiative Program. Read morePublished on June 18, 2008 by Mark Watterson
I read it. Finally. Reads like someone taking cheap shots to make a buck. He calls for a "fast" from politics, yet he rights a political blog. Tells you a lot. Read morePublished on April 7, 2008 by Reader, Avid
The book was good in parts. I would recommend borrowing it from the library.Published on December 11, 2007 by K. Edwards