Abraham Lincoln (Paperback)

Redeemer President (Library of Religious Biography)

By Allen C. Guelzo

William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 9780802842930, 528pp.

Publication Date: December 20, 2002

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Description

An enlightening -intellectual biography- of Lincoln, Allen Guelzo's peerless account of America's most celebrated president explores the role of ideas in Lincoln's life, treating him as a serious thinker deeply involved in the nineteenth-century debates over politics, religion, and culture. Written with passion and dramatic impact, Guelzo's masterful study offers a revealing new perspective on a man whose life was in many ways a paradox.
Since its original publication in 1999, Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President has garnered numerous accolades, not least the prestigious 2000 Lincoln Prize. As journalist Richard N. Ostling has noted, -Much has been written about Lincoln's belief and disbelief, - but Guelzo's extraordinary account -goes deeper.-