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Abraham Lincoln

Redeemer President

By Allen C. Guelzo
Narrated by Edward Lewis / 18 hours 23 minutes

This unique intellectual portrait explores the role of ideas inLincoln's life. Guelzo presents Lincoln as a serious thinker deeply involved in the problems of nineteenth-century thought, including those of classical liberalism, the Lockean Enlightenment, Victorian unbelief, and Calvinist spirituality. Lincoln emerges as a philosophical man who appropriates certain religious values without adhering to any religion, who insists on the preeminence of self-interest in spite of becoming the Great Emancipator, and who appeals to natural law and natural theology in politics while remaining a classical nineteenth-century liberal in principle. Based on primary materials from a wide variety of archives, this insightful work sheds light on the intellectual conflicts that led to civil war and that still influence today's "culture wars."

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Narrator Edward Lewis
ISBN 9781483069906
Length 18 hours 23 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication Date
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