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Andrew Preston: How God Shaped Lincoln's War on Slavery: An Excerpt from the 2013 Charles Taylor Prize Winner

From this year's Charles Taylor Prize winner: When Abraham Lincoln embraced the end of slavery, he transformed a domestic civil war into a struggle for the soul of humanity. With this transformation, he now presided over America's first war of humanitarian intervention, with a crusading, explicitly religious moralism at its core.
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