"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
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.