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The inspired wisdom of Abraham Lincoln : how faith shaped an American president -- and changed the course of a nation

Author: Philip L Ostergard
Publisher: Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale House Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the president's references to God, the Bible, and Christian principles in his letters and speeches illustrates his deep knowledge of Scripture, the Bible's influence on his character, and the development of his faith.
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Genre/Form: Concordances
History
Quotations
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip L Ostergard
ISBN: 9781414313429 141431342X
OCLC Number: 166873385
Description: xx, 272 pages : map, portraits, charts ; 24 cm.
Contents: Abraham Lincoln's own story --
New Salem --
Legislator --
Friends and family --
A questioning faith --
United States Congressman --
Faith rekindled --
Incited, ignited --
Into the arena --
A lecture on discoveries and inventions --
The Lincoln-Douglas debates --
National prominence --
The inaugural journey --
President of a divided house --
The Divine will --
The Military --
A nation unshackled --
Appealing to the Almighty --
Securing America's birthright --
An enduring legacy --
Conclusion: The faith of Abraham Lincoln.
Responsibility: Philip L. Ostergard.
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A study of the president's references to God, the Bible, and Christian principles in his letters and speeches illustrates his deep knowledge of Scripture, the Bible's influence on his character, and the development of his faith.

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