Lincoln's Gettysburg address : echoes of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer / A.E. Elmore

Author(s): Elmore, A. E., 1938-
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Subjects: Gettysburg address
Book of common prayer (1790)
Bible. English. Authorized--Language
Christianity and politics--United States--History--19th century
Political culture--United States--History--19th century
Lincoln, Abraham, Gettysburg address
Episcopal Church Book of common prayer (1790)
Episcopal Church. Book of common prayer (1790)--Language
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Oratory
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2009
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xi, 265 p. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2009005087
ISBN: 9780809329519 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0809329514 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The forgotten Bible -- Lincoln's knowledge of Bible and Prayer Book -- Birth and rebirth -- Fitting and proper -- Consecrate, dedicate, hallow -- O brave new words -- "Under God"--aforethought or afterthought? -- Controversial proposition -- The essence of Lincoln's style -- The heart of the message
OCLC Number: 302414680
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809329519