Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith
By (author) Joseph R. Fornieri
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Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith by Joseph R. Fornieri
Book DescriptionAt Gettysburg, Lincoln resolved that "this nation, under God," would not perish, and in his Second Inaugural he called for "firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right." Fornieri shows that Lincoln presented a comprehensive and compelling interpretation of political order founded upon American democratic and religious traditions. He also demonstrates the sincerity of Lincoln's belief and reveals the remarkable consistency between his public and private religious views. Fornieri casts Lincoln's unique combination of politics and piety as "biblical republicanism" - a merging of Judeo-Christian beliefs and the founders' tradition of self-government. In a time of unprecedented crisis and upheaval, biblical republicanism provided Lincoln with a moral justification for difficult political choices. "Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith" sheds new light on how the Great Emancipator's personal trust in a living God shaped his vision for a new America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780875806051
(232mm x 154mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Northern Illinois University Press
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Despite the voluminous literature on the central figure in American history, no other book in the field of political science compares to Lincoln's American Dream. It addresses comprehensively the overarching themes of Lincoln's political thought and leadership through provocative and divergent interpretations from leading scholars.
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Author Biography - Joseph R. Fornieri
Joseph R. Fornieri is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rochester Institute of Technology. He received the 2001 2002 Eisenhart Provost"
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