The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

How Faith Shaped An American President-- and Changed the Course of A Nation

Book - 2008
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Not long after Lincoln's assassination, the debate began: Was Lincoln a committed Christian or a confirmed skeptic? Scholar Philip Ostergard provides the answer with a thorough study of the president's references to God, the Bible, and Christian principles in his letters and speeches. The Inspired Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln illustrates the depth of Lincoln's knowledge of Scripture; the Bible's influence on his character; and the development of his faith, particularly as he wrestled with the issue of slavery and led the nation through the tumultuous years of the Civil War. Readers will find this a fascinating and inspiring handbook of answers to the questions about one of our greatest presidents.
Publisher: Carol Stream, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781414313429
141431342X
Branch Call Number: 973.7092 L638OS
Characteristics: xx, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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