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Religious character of Abraham Lincoln

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by Scovel, James M.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James M. Scovel
ContributionsFlake, Amos H., Haddonfield Methodist Episcopal Church (Haddonfield, N.J.)
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24370704M
OCLC/WorldCa653103673

  Abraham Lincoln Bible surfaces, offers clues to his religious beliefs. A Bible that once belonged to President Abraham Lincoln resurfaced . Bancroft's Memorial to Lincoln is a beautifully written testament to the type of hagiographic and often gnostic nationalism that typified the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. Bancroft portrayed the war as the vanguard of a planetary crusade for liberty against the Old 4/5(2).

On August 3, , Abraham Lincoln won the race for Congress in the Illinois Seventh District against Democrat Peter Cartwright. However, he lost in Marshall and Woodford Counties where his opponent spread rumors that Lincoln was a religious scoffer. Lincoln then wrote this letter to Ford, editor of the Lacon Illinois Gazette in Marshall County.   Abraham Lincoln's Religious Uncertainty For Lincoln, growing up on the northern edge of the Bible Belt, the Good Book was one of the few volumes in the family collection. Lincoln read it.

  Was Abraham Lincoln a Christian? A look at the evidence. Browse 60+ years of magazine archives and web exclusives. Subscribers receive full access to the archives.   Here, in honor of the th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln, are comments from five literary greats found in “The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on .


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Religious character of Abraham Lincoln by Scovel, James M. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Religious Character Of Abraham Lincoln As It Appears In The Light Of His Spoken And Written Word () Hardcover – June 2, by Carl Theodor Wettstein (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — PaperbackAuthor: Carl Theodor Wettstein.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Especially perceptive is Guelzo's portrayal of Lincoln's odyssey from youthful scoffer to perhaps most religious of US presidents, ever rejecting the ritual and denominational dogma of public worship but increasingly taken with a personal form of Calvinist spirituality culminating in his immortal Second Inaugural Address, arguably the most profound exploration of religious values Cited by: Books.

An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The religious character of Abraham Lincoln as it appears in the light of his spoken and written word by Wettstein, Carl Theodor, Comp. Publication date Topics Lincoln, Abraham, Lincoln has become a myth as well as a man.

The Lincoln of legend has grown into a protean god who can assume a shape to please almost anyone. He is Old Abe and at the same time a natural gentleman. He is Honest Abe and yet a being of superhuman shrewdness and cunning.

He was descended from Shem and his father was Terah. Abram had two brothers and married his half-sister, Sarai. From Joshua we know that Abraham’s father and grandfather worshiped false gods. Abraham was quite wealthy and had many servants. The religious character of Abraham Lincoln as it appears in the light of his spoken and written word, Author: Carl Theodor Wettstein ; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Lincoln discussed theologically significant questions in his addresses more than the avowedly Christian statesmen of the lateth and earlyth centuries, most notably British Prime Minister William Gladstone, Dutch Prime Minister Abraham Kuyper and President Woodrow Wilson.

The Lincoln Hypothesis: A Modern-day Abolitionist Investigates the Possible Connection Between Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and Abraham Lincoln by.

The Christian character of President Lincoln is an American enigma. A lifelong non-churchgoer, Lincoln has been the subject of numerous speculations concerning his faith. Abraham Lincoln Almighty army asked attended authority battle believe Bible blessings called cause character Christ Christian closed coln Congress continued conversation death divine doubt duty expressed face faith Father favor February feel follows Gettysburg give given God’s hand heard heart Henry hope human Illinois James John July lady 5/5(1).

Lincoln was "religious in nature," according to his wife, Mary--even though he never officially joined a church. But Lincoln's religious beliefs were Christian-Calvinistic in nature rather than spiritualistic or paranormal. By the end of the Civil War, Lincoln had demonstrated sincere faith in the guidance and judgement of the God of the Bible.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE HOLY BIBLE. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, in a little log cabin on what was then known as “Nolin’s Creek”.

In this home was a book, the Holy Bible, that managed to mold his manners and his mind, made him a. Lincoln’s religious views shifted throughout his life, as most people’s do. He grew up in a Baptist household but was never baptized as a child or an adult, and in his early 20s he was outspoken.

Over at the First Thoughts blog, Mark Movsesian offers a brief note on the question of whether Abraham Lincoln was a Christian, or even claimed a religious affiliation at all. In April ofBrian Lamb of C-SPAN’s Booknotes asked about this when interviewing Allen Guellzo, author of the intellectual biography Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President, which goes into detail about Lincoln’s.

Product Description This biography will give students a detailed look at the life of Abraham Lincoln. The man who abolished slavery and kept the union together, Lincoln's determination to do right, his faith in God, and his compassion for his fellow man remain an inspiration today.

Part of the "Sons of. Abraham Lincoln (/ ˈ l ɪ ŋ k ən /; Febru – Ap ) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from to Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government.

For the characters in Seymour’s book, the creation of their own identities had been the first step in their energetic innovation and constructive accomplishments. They had been able to remake their world because they had first made themselves.

Abraham Lincoln was such a person. Better remembered than Seymour as an author is Horatio Alger, Jr. See, e.g., Richard J.

Carwardine, “Lincoln, Evangelical Religion, and American Political Culture in the Era of the Civil War,” Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association 18 (Winter ): 27–55; Lincoln, x–xi, –82, Carwardine, however, does not argue that Lincoln was disingenuous in his choice of religious language.

He was an atheist, then a seeker. He claimed to be spiritual but not religious, was churched though not converted. Ultimately, he was convinced of .Lincoln: A Novel is a historical novel, part of the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal.

Set during the American Civil War, the novel describes the presidency of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of several historical figures, including presidential secretary John Hay, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, Secretary of State William H.

Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter.