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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Holland, Matthew Scott, 1966-
Bonds of affection.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Matthew Scott Holland
|ISBN:||9781435627277 143562727X 9781589012776 1589012771|
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 321 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Prologue: "Bonds of affection" : three founding moments --
pt. 1. Winthrop and America's point of departure. Hawthorne's suggestion. A model of Christian charity. Two cities upon a hill --
pt. 2. Jefferson and the founding. 1776 --
the other document. A model of natural liberty. "To close the circle of our felicities" --
pt. 3. Lincoln and the refounding of America. From Tom to Abe. "Hail fall of furry! Reign of reason, all hail." "This nation, under God." A model of civic charity --
Conclusion: bonds of freedom. --
Appendix A. John Winthrop's "a model of Christian charity" speech --
Appendix B. Thomas Jefferson's "original rough draught" of the Declaration of Independence --
Appendix C. Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural --
Appendix D. Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural.
|Series Title:||Religion and politics series (Georgetown University)|
|Responsibility:||Matthew S. Holland.|
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