Lincoln's Battle With God

Lincoln's Battle With God

A President's Struggle With Faith and What It Meant for America

eBook - 2012
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Throughout his life, Lincoln fought with God. In his early years in Illinois, he rejected even the existence of God and became the village atheist. In time, this changed but still he wrestled with the truth of the Bible, preachers, doctrines, the will of God, the providence of God, and then, finally, God's purposes in the Civil War. Still, on the day he was shot, Lincoln said he longed to go to Jerusalem to walk in the Savior's steps. What had happened? What was the journey that took Abraham Lincoln from outspoken atheist to a man who yearned to walk in the footsteps of Christ? Author Stephen Mansfield tells the richly textured story of Abraham Lincoln's spiritual life and draws from it a meaning sure to inspire Americans today.
Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, 2012
ISBN: 9781595554192
159555419X
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 242 p.) : ill

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TomSFO Mar 22, 2015

Dear LRS1969,

How much research have YOU done on the subject ?

susienor Mar 21, 2015

Great book! I wonder if the book would be more palatable to some if the author was an ultra Liberal, fundamentalist...

:-)

LRS1969 Mar 20, 2015

Terrible book. More opinions, unsubstantiated claims, quotes out of context, etcetera than facts.

Authors is an ultra conservative, fundamentalist who consistently places his agendas intentionally into his various publications, and this one is no different.

For a better read that is imminently more factual, read "Lincoln and the American Manifesto".

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Feb 17, 2013

WOW!!!

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