Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government
Lexington Books, 2000 - 251 Seiten
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 society should be nurtured.
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-Government
Lucas E. Morel
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