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Author Holland, Matthew Scott, 1966-

Title Bonds of affection [electronic resource] : civic charity and the making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln / Matthew S. Holland.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2007.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 321 p.
Series Religion and politics series
Religion and politics series (Georgetown University)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: "Bonds of affection" : three founding moments -- pt. 1. Winthrop and America's point of departure. Introduction: Hawthorne's suggestion. A model of Christian charity. Two cities upon a hill -- pt. 2. Jefferson and the founding. Introduction: 1776 - the other document. A model of natural liberty. "To close the circle of our felicities" -- pt. 3. Lincoln's refounding. Introduction: From Tom to Abe : the agapic ends of America's bloodiest war. "Hail fall of furry! Reign of reason, all hail." "This nation under God." A model of civic charity -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. A model of Christian charity -- Appendix 2. Thomas Jefferson's "original rough draught" of the Declaration of Independence -- Appendix 3. Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural -- Appendix 4. Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Democracy -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Sources.
Charity -- Political aspects -- United States -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781589011830 (alk. paper)
158901183X (pbk)

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