By Sean A. Scott
From Lincoln's election to his assassination, the e-book weaves jointly political, army, social, and highbrow historical past right into a spiritual narrative of the Civil warfare at the northern domestic entrance. filled with compelling human curiosity tales, this account attracts on letters, diaries, newspapers and church documents besides released assets to conclusively reveal that many religious civilians appeared the Civil conflict as a competition imbued with non secular that means. within the technique of giving their dependable aid to the govt. as person voters, spiritual Northerners politicized the church as a collective establishment and used it to uphold the Union so the purified country might advertise Christianity world wide. Christian patriotism helped win the struggle, however the politicization of faith didn't bring about the redemption of the state.
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A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War by Sean A. Scott