A. Lincoln A Biography

ISBN-10: 0812975707

ISBN-13: 9780812975703

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ronald C. White

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List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Ronald C. White, Jr. was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and grew up in California. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1961 with a B.A., received an M.Div. in 1964 from Princeton Theological Seminary, and earned a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1972. He also studied as a World Council of Churches Scholar at Lincoln Theological College in England. White has written several books, including three on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words, Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural, and A. Lincoln: A Biography. He has also been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and The Christian Science Monitor. White is Professor of American Religious History Emeritus at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and he has taught at UCLA, Princeton Theological Seminary, Whitworth University, Colorado College, Fuller Seminary, and Rider University.

List of Maps
Cast of Characters
A. Lincoln and the Promise of America
Undistinguished Families 1809–16
Persistent in Learning 1816–30
Rendering Myself Worthy of Their Esteem 1831–34
The Whole People of Sangamon 1834–37
Without Contemplating Consequences 1837–42
A Matter of Profound Wonder 1831–42
The Truth Is, I Would Like to Go Very Much 1843–46
My Best Impression of the Truth 1847–49
As a Peacemaker the Lawyer Has a Superior Opportunity 1849–52
Let No One Be Deceived 1852–56
A House Divided 1856–58
The Eternal Struggle Between These Two Principles 1858
The Taste Is in My Mouth a Little 1858–60
Justice and Fairness to All May 1860–November–1860
An Humble Instrument in the Hands of the Almighty November 1860–February 1861
We Must Not Be Enemies February 1861–April 1861
A People's Contest April 1861–July 1861
The Bottom Is Out of the Tub July 1861–January 1862
We Are Coming, Father Abraham: January 1862–July 1862
We Must Think Anew July 1862–December 1862
What Will the Country Say? January 1863–May 1863
You Say You Will Not Fight to Free Negroes May 1863–September 1863
A New Birth of Freedom September 1863–March 1864
The Will of God Prevails March 1864–November 1864
With Malice Toward None, with Charity for All December 1864–April 1865
Selected Bibliography
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