"A stimulating study that sheds new light on an important but neglected subject." -- James M. McPherson, Princeton University, Pulitzer prize-winning author of "The Battle Cry of Freedom"
"Masterful. . . . This is a story that desparately needs to be told." -- Harry S. Stout, Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity, Yale University
About the Author
Ronald C. White Jr.
is the author of Lincoln: A Biography
, a New York Times
, Washington Post
, and Los Angeles Times
bestseller. White is also the author of Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural
, honored as a New York Times
Notable Book of 2002, and a Washington Post
and San Francisco Chronicle
bestseller, and The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words
, a Los Angeles Times
bestseller and a selection of the History Book Club and the Book-of-the-Month Club. He has lectured at the White House and been interviewed on PBS's NewsHour
. He has taught at UCLA, Princeton Theological Seminary, Whitworth University, Colorado College, and San Francisco Theological Seminary where he served as Dean and Professor of American Religious History.