The Resource Bonds of affection : civic charity and the making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln, Matthew S. Holland

Bonds of affection : civic charity and the making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln, Matthew S. Holland

Label
Bonds of affection : civic charity and the making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln
Title
Bonds of affection
Title remainder
civic charity and the making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
Matthew S. Holland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Notions of Christian love, or charity, strongly shaped the political thought of John Winthrop, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln as each presided over a foundational moment in the development of American democracy. Matthew Holland examines how each figure interpreted and appropriated charity, revealing both the problems and possibilities of making it a political ideal. Holland first looks at early American literature and seminal speeches by Winthrop to show how the Puritan theology of this famed 17th century governor of the Massachusetts Colony (he who first envisioned America as a City up
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
320.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK411
LC item number
.H65 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and politics series
Label
Bonds of affection : civic charity and the making of America--Winthrop, Jefferson, and Lincoln, Matthew S. Holland
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-307) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "Bonds of affection" : three founding moments -- pt. 1. Winthrop and America's point of departure. Hawthorne's suggestion. A model of Christian charity. Two cities upon a hill -- pt. 2. Jefferson and the founding. 1776 -- the other document. A model of natural liberty. "To close the circle of our felicities" -- pt. 3. Lincoln and the refounding of America. From Tom to Abe. "Hail fall of furry! Reign of reason, all hail." "This nation, under God." A model of civic charity -- Conclusion: bonds of freedom. -- Appendix A. John Winthrop's "a model of Christian charity" speech -- Appendix B. Thomas Jefferson's "original rough draught" of the Declaration of Independence -- Appendix C. Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural -- Appendix D. Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural
Control code
ocn191902047
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589012776
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b32181243
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191902047
  • pebcs143562727X

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