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The religion of Abraham Lincoln

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    Other titlesBook table: devoted to books and their makers :
    Statementby Lyman Abbott
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages 656-657 ;
    Number of Pages657
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25939862M
    OCLC/WorldCa953620551

    It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. Oddly, it was through the portal of these very sufferings that faith slowly returned. Lincoln not only pulled off his strategy of gaining the nomination inhe was indeed elected to the seat in the House. House of Representatives ; he was defeated by John J. Several people reported that Lincoln told them that his feelings about religion changed at this time. Miner was also one of the ministers who officiated at the burial of Abraham Lincoln.

    This grew from his mother's "illegitimate" birth. The Almighty has His own purposes. It could not have been true of him while here, for I have had frequent and intimate conversations with him on the subject of the Bible and the Christian religion, when he could have had no motive to deceive me, and I considered him sound not only on the truth of the Christian religion but on all its fundamental doctrines and teaching. I do not think I could myself, be brought to support a man for office, whom I knew to be an open enemy of, and scoffer at, religion. His death was mourned by millions of citizens in the North and South alike.

    Friends recalled that he openly criticized the Bible, that he called Christ a bastard and that he labeled Christianity a myth. Important Facts About Abraham Lincoln In the political history of the United States, Abraham Lincoln is described as the protector of the Union, liberator of slaves, and a martyr who was killed for his principles of freedom. Miner to testify to Lincoln's faith. And I add here, I have always understood this same opinion to be held by several of the Christian denominations. Neither party expected for the war the magnitude or the duration which it has already attained.


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The religion of Abraham Lincoln by Lyman Abbott Download PDF Ebook

Their intelligent, sensitive son found it all too much. Keyes said Lincoln believed in a Creator of all things, who had neither beginning nor end, who possessing all power and wisdom, established a principal, in Obedience to which, Worlds move and are upheld, and animel and vegatable life came into existence.

Abraham Lincoln's Atheist Period

It is inherently improbable, and rests on no adequate testimony. His nemesis, George B. This same sense of need to mediate between God and the nation infused his Second Inaugural Address, perhaps the greatest of American political sermons.

His father was a member of Regular Baptist churches in Kentucky and Indiana. He was scrupulously honest in repaying debts from ill-fated business ventures of the s. Perhaps, however, God's way of accomplishing The religion of Abraham Lincoln book end which The religion of Abraham Lincoln book memorialists have in view may be different from theirs.

Lee 's impressive victory at the Second Battle of Bull Runafter which he said, "I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.

But for it we could not know right from wrong. Instead of holding Lincoln in contempt of court as was expected, the judge, a Democrat, reversed his ruling, allowing the evidence and acquitting Harrison.

God cannot be for and against the same thing at the same time. Morris inLincoln wrote: There was the strangest combination of church influence against me.

He states the following issues with the original biographer's account. Lincoln joined the Republican Party in Both The religion of Abraham Lincoln book be, and one must be, wrong.

Neither party expected for the war the magnitude or the duration which it has already attained. Speech at Columbus, Ohioon September 16, CWAL III The good old maxims of the Bible are applicable, and truly applicable to human affairs, and in this as in other things, we may say here that he who is not for us is against us; he would gathereth not with us scattereth.

House of Representatives ; he was defeated by John J. Partial List of Quotations Before the Presidency That I am not a member of any Christian Church, is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures; and I have never spoken with intentional disrepect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.

It was the bugle call of Lincoln's epic battle for faith. The prayers of both could not be answered; that of neither has been answered fully. Lincoln did not, to my knowledge, in any way change his religious ideas, opinions, or beliefs from the time he left Springfield to the day of his death.

I must study the plain physical facts of the case, ascertain what is possible and learn what appears to be wise and right. Armstrong was acquitted.

Miner lived across the street from the Lincolns in Springfield, Illinois, and Lincoln was known to visit with Miner, a Baptist minister. Madison Clinton Petersin his biography wrote, "That he was a true and sincere Christian, in fact, if not in form, is fully proved by many extracts from his letters and public utterances.

In many conversations with him, I absorbed the firm conviction that Mr. According to one report, Lincoln replied: In regard to this great book, I have but to say, it is the best gift God has given to man.

All the good the Saviour gave to the world was communicated through this book. On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war.

Cartwright closed in. Reflecting on the successes of the past year, Lincoln said, No human counsel hath devised nor hath any mortal hand worked out these great things. It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged as with one heart and one voice by the whole American People.Among garnering other honors, he has received the Medal of Honor from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

He is a member of the National Council on the Humanities. Professor Guelzo is the author of numerous books on American intellectual history, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War era. Books by Abraham Lincoln. The Campaign in Illinois: Last Joint Debate: Douglas and Lincoln at Alton, Illinois.

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Students, writers, public speakers, and other readers will find this thought-provoking and entertaining volume an.Thousands of books have been ebook about Abraham Lincoln. These books have ranged from general biographies, multi-volume biographies, examinations of his political career, his presidency, and his views on slavery.

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