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Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment with Allen Guelzo

Life and Books and Everything — Clearly Reformed

Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment with Allen Guelzo

February 14, 2024
Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and EverythingClearly Reformed

He must be one of Kevin's favorite historians and favorite guests, because Dr. Guelzo is back for an unprecedented third visit to the LBE book-cave. Although Dr. Guelzo's new book is about Abraham Lincoln, Kevin and Allen talk about much more than just Lincoln—everything from John Locke to Christian Nationalism to progressivism to a healthy does of Reformed anthropology. And no, Dr. Guelzo did not watch the Super Bowl.

Chapters:

0:00 Intro

6:40 The Lincoln Book

14:25 Democracy Consensus

29:28 Christianity & Government

46:45 Sponsor Break | Crossway & Desiring God

48:00 Has Virtue Disappeared?

59:51 Was Abraham Lincoln a Racist?

01:02:42 Lincoln: The Founder of Big Government?

01:09:16 What, then, is the Hope?

1:16:37 Until Next Time

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