A Fiery Gospel

A Fiery Gospel

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Since its composition in Washington's Willard Hotel in 1861, Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic" has been used to make America and its wars sacred. Few Americans reflect on its violent and redemptive imagery, drawn freely from prophetic passages of the Old and New Testaments, and fewer still think about the implications of that apocalyptic language for how Americans interpret who they are and what they owe the world.

In A Fiery Gospel, Richard M. Gamble… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Cornell University Press (May 15, 2019)

Collection: Religion and American Public Life

Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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