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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President with Allen Guelzo

Life and Books and Everything — Clearly Reformed

Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President with Allen Guelzo

May 10, 2023
Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and EverythingClearly Reformed

It’s a special day at LBE as Kevin interviews his first returning guest, the esteemed historian Dr. Allen Guelzo of Princeton University. Find out how Dr. Guelzo moved from being an Edwards scholar to being a Lincoln scholar (and how Edward’s treatise on the will still permeates much of what Guelzo has written about Lincoln). Listen in as Kevin and Allen talk about whether Lincoln was a Christian, what made Lincoln great, and what Lincoln has to teach us today.

Timestamps:

0:00 Intro and Sponsor

1:19 Guest: Allen Guelzo

7:40 Why Study Lincoln?

17:28 Why Does Lincoln Fascinate Us?

29:57 Lincoln's Religious Life

43:31 Sponsor 2

44:01 What if Lincoln Hadn't Been Assassinated?

49:20 Why Did Anti-Slavery Southerners Perpetuate Slavery?

56:05 Was Lincoln a Christian?

59:05 Will We Ever See Another Lincoln?

1:01:18 Wait and Hope

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