Lincoln and the politics of Christian love / Grant N. Havers

Author(s): Havers, Grant N., 1965-
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Subjects: Charity--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Religion
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2009
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 204 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. The Demanding Politics of Charity 15
2. The Concept of Charity before Lincoln 33
3. "With Charity for All": Lincoln Raises the Sights 54
4. Charity and "We, the People" 87
5. Natural Right, Charity, and Political Realism 113
6. Charity and Chosenness 146
7. Conclusion: The Future Past of a Charitable Politics 174
Bibliography 185
Index 199
Notes: LCCN: 2009028216
ISBN: 9780826218575 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826218571 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The demanding politics of charity -- The concept of charity before Lincoln -- "With charity for all" : Lincoln raises the sights -- Charity and "we, the people" -- Natural right, charity, and political realism -- Charity and chosenness -- Conclusion : the future past of a charitable politics
OCLC Number: 318878426
ISBN/ISSN: 9780826218575
0826218571