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Our country : northern evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War era

Author: Grant R Brodrecht
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: North's Civil War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By examining Civil War-era Protestantism in terms of the Union, author Grant Brodrecht adds to the understanding of northern motivation and the eventual "failure" of Reconstruction to provide a secure basis for African American's equal place in society. Complementing recent scholarship that gives primacy to the Union, Our Country contends that non-radical Protestants consistently subordinated concern for racial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant R Brodrecht
ISBN: 9780823279906 0823279901 9780823279913 082327991X
OCLC Number: 1002824050
Description: [vi], 278 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "Long live the glorious Union" --
"The uprising of a great people": a providential union --
1864: Annus mirabilis --
"The harvest of death is complete": imagined unity --
From Moses to Joshua --
The Union saved again --
Pax Grantis: the great Protestant republic --
Conclusion: "The nation still in danger".
Series Title: North's Civil War.
Other Titles: Northern evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War era
Responsibility: Grant R. Brodrecht.

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Our Country explores northern evangelical thought and sentiment regarding the concept of Union during the Civil War and Reconstruction. A primary aim of the book is to shift our focus back toward  Read more...

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