By Sean A. Scott
From Lincoln's election to his assassination, the publication weaves jointly political, army, social, and highbrow historical past right into a non secular narrative of the Civil conflict at the northern domestic entrance. jam-packed with compelling human curiosity tales, this account attracts on letters, diaries, newspapers and church files besides released resources to conclusively show that many religious civilians seemed the Civil battle as a competition imbued with spiritual that means. within the technique of giving their unswerving help to the govt as person electorate, non secular Northerners politicized the church as a collective establishment and used it to uphold the Union so the purified kingdom may well advertise Christianity all over the world. Christian patriotism helped win the battle, however the politicization of faith didn't result in the redemption of the state.
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A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War by Sean A. Scott