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Author Gamble, Richard M, author.

Title A fiery gospel : the Battle hymn of the Republic and the road to righteous war / Richard M. Gamble.

Publication Info. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019.
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Description viii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Religion and American public life
Religion and American public life (Cornell University Press).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue -- The besieged city -- A rich crimson -- "The glorious freedom of His gospel" -- Righteous war and holy peace -- The Anglo-American "Battle Hymn -- The valor of righteousness -- The sacred inheritance of mankind -- Exotic medley -- A severed nation -- Epilogue.
Summary "The Battle Hymn of the Republic has been one of the most effective instruments of religious nationalism since 1861 in making America and its wars sacred and therefore beyond doubt or dissent"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Battle hymn of the Republic.
Battle hymn of the republic (Song).
Civil religion -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects.
Nationalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Nationalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Added Title Battle hymn of the Republic and the road to righteous war
ISBN 9781501736414 hardcover alkaline paper
1501736418

 
    
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