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Lincoln's sacred effort : defining religion's role in American self-government

Author: Lucas E Morel
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2000.
Series: Applications of political theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lucas Morel examines what the public life of Abraham Lincoln teaches about the role of religion in a self-governing society. Lincoln's understanding of the requirements of republican government led him to accommodate and direct religious sentiment toward responsible self-government. As a successful republic requires a moral or self-controlled people, Lincoln believed, the moral and religious sensibilities of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morel, Lucas E., 1964-
Lincoln's sacred effort.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)607379221
Online version:
Morel, Lucas E., 1964-
Lincoln's sacred effort.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)607776677
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucas E Morel
ISBN: 0739101056 9780739101056 0739101064 9780739101063
OCLC Number: 42882965
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Claremont Graduate School.
Description: 251 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Religious Politics and Political Religion --
Ch. 2. The Political Utility of Religion --
Ch. 3. The Political Accommodation of Religion --
Ch. 4. The Political Vices of Religion: An Interpretation of the Temperance Address --
Ch. 5. The Political Limits of Reason and Religion: An Interpretation of the Second Inaugural Address --
Index to Lincoln's Speeches and Writings.
Series Title: Applications of political theory.
Responsibility: Lucas E. Morel.
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In this text, Lucas Morel examines what the public life of Abraham Lincoln teaches about the role of religion in a self-governing society.  Read more...

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Morel has produced a solid, useful addition to the Lincoln literature. -- Professor Michael Burlingame, Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois-Springfield and author of Read more...

 
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