Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

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W.B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 516 pages
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This major biography of Abraham Lincoln has won the prestigious Lincoln Prize, the annual award given to the best book in the Civil War field. Guelzo's superb work breaks new ground in exploring the role of ideas in Lincoln's life, treating him for the first time as a serious thinker deeply involved in the struggles of nineteenth-century thought.

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User Review  - twatson79 - LibraryThing

Very engaging biography on Lincoln, detailing his philosophy, religiosity, and general thought life. Guelzo does well in showing Lincoln to be a man of deep convictions as well as showing how those ... Read full review


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Guelzo's Abraham Lincoln tackles the president's moral and religious beliefs and focuses on the emancipation of slaves. It's a curious, even fascinating book because Lincoln, a 19th-century liberal ... Read full review


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