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Allen C. Guelzo
Booknotes, Sunday, April 16, 2000
Allen C. Guelzo discusses Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President.

A unique "intellectual biography" of America's most celebrated president. Despite tremendous interest in Abraham Lincoln and his place in one of America's most tumultuous historical periods, little has been written about his religious life. This truly fresh look at the nation's sixteenth president relates the outward events of Lincoln's life to his inner spiritual struggles and sets them both against the intellectual backdrop of his age. Allen Guelzo's unique intellectual biography 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. Lincoln emerges here as a creative yet profoundly paradoxical man#151;a man possessed of deep moral and religious character yet without adherence to organized religion. More than a masterful biography of a great American figure, this volume also provides important insights into the ideas that have shaped the American landscape. Based on new materials recovered from the papers of Lincoln's early biographers, Guelzo's work sheds light on the intellectual conflicts that once led to civil war—and that still influence today's "culture wars." —from the publisher's website (timspalding)… (more)

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