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Books about Lincoln's Inner and Religious Life
Lincoln on God and Country
Within a biographical framework, author Gordon Leidner uses Lincoln's own words to demonstrate his commitment to God, freedom, the Constitution, and Declaration of Independence.
Bray, Robert. Reading with Lincoln. Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.
Burkhimer, Michael. Lincoln's Christianity. Westholme Publishing, 2007.
Burlingame, Michael. The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln. University of Illinois Press, 1994
Fornieri, Joseph R. Abraham Lincoln's Political Faith Northern Illinois University Press, 2003.
Freiling, Thomas (ed.). Abraham Lincoln's Daily Treasure: Moments of Faith with America's Favorite President. Fleming H. Revell, 2002.
Guelzo, Allen C. Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Ideas. Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.
Guelzo, Allen C. Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1999.
Hirsch, David and Van Haften, Dan. Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason. Savas Beatie, 2010.
Jones, Edgar DeWitt. Lincoln and the Preachers. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948.
Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 1997. Comprised of papers about Lincoln's religious thought delivered by Mark Noll, Richard Carwardine and Allen Guelzo. Available at $14 a copy from: Journals Department, University of Illinois Press, 1325 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820-6903.
Leidner, Gordon. Lincoln on God and Country. White Mane Publishing, 2000.
Morel, Lucas E. Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-Government. Lexington Books, 2000.
Nicolay, Helen. Personal Traits of Abraham Lincoln. Stackpole Books, 2006.
Noll, Mark. America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Shenk, Joshua Wolf. Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depressing Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness. Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Strozier, Charles B. Lincolnís Quest For Union: Public and Private Meanings. New York: Basic Books, 1982.
Temple, Wayne C. Abraham Lincoln: From Skeptic to Prophet. Mahomet, Illinois: Mayhaven Publishing, 1995.
Trueblood, Elton. Abraham Lincoln: Theologian of American Anguish. New York: Harper and Row, 1973.
Winger, Stewart. Lincoln, Religion, and Romantic Cultural Politics. Northern Illinois University Press, 2002.
Wolf, William J. The Almost Chosen People. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1959.
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