By Sean A. Scott
From Lincoln's election to his assassination, the ebook weaves jointly political, army, social, and highbrow background right into a non secular narrative of the Civil battle at the northern domestic entrance. choked with compelling human curiosity tales, this account attracts on letters, diaries, newspapers and church files besides released resources to conclusively exhibit that many religious civilians seemed the Civil conflict as a competition imbued with spiritual that means. within the means of giving their unswerving aid to the govt. as person voters, non secular Northerners politicized the church as a collective establishment and used it to uphold the Union so the purified country may well advertise Christianity worldwide. Christian patriotism helped win the warfare, however the politicization of faith didn't bring about the redemption of the state.
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A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War by Sean A. Scott