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The religious character of Abraham Lincoln by B. B. Tyler

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Excerpt from the Homiletic Review, vol. XXX, no. 1, July 1895.

Statementby B.B. Tyler
The Physical Object
Paginationpages 84-89 ;
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL25924293M

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The Religious Character of Abraham Lincoln as it Appears in the Light of His Written and Spoken Word. Hardcover – January 1, by Carl Theodor Wettstein (Author)Author: Carl Theodor Wettstein.   The religious character of Abraham Lincoln as it appears in the light of his spoken and written word Volume 1 [Carl Theodor Wettstein] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.   Especially perceptive is Guelzo's portrayal of Lincoln's odyssey from youthful scoffer to perhaps most religious of US presidents, ever rejecting the ritual and denominational dogma of public worship but increasingly taken with a personal form of Calvinist spirituality culminating in his immortal Second Inaugural Address, arguably the most profound exploration of religious values ever penned by Cited by: The religious character of Abraham Lincoln as it appears in the light of his spoken and written word. by. Wettstein, Carl Theodor, Comp. Publication date. Topics. Lincoln, Abraham, Publisher. Boston, Mass., C. M. Clark.

Lincoln has become a myth as well as a man. The Lincoln of legend has grown into a protean god who can assume a shape to please almost anyone. He is Old Abe and at the same time a natural gentleman. He is Honest Abe and yet a being of superhuman shrewdness and cunning. Abraham Character Bible Study Background and Lessons Meaning of name: Abram means “exalted father”. Abraham means “father of a great number”. Ancestry and family life: Abraham was the tenth generation from Noah. He was descended from Shem and his father was Terah. Abram had two brothers and married his half-sister, Sarai. From.   The Christian character of President Lincoln is an American enigma. A lifelong non-churchgoer, Lincoln has been the subject of numerous speculations concerning his faith. The religious character of Abraham Lincoln as it appears in the light of his spoken and written word,. [Carl Theodor Wettstein; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of .

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