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A fiery gospel : the Battle hymn of the Republic and the road to righteous war / Richard M. Gamble.

Author/creator Gamble, Richard M. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionviii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Portion of title Battle hymn of the Republic and the road to righteous war
Series Religion and American public life
SUNY series, religion and American public life.
Contents Prologue -- The besieged city -- A rich crimson -- "The glorious freedom of the gospel" -- Righteous war and holy peace -- The Anglo-American "Battle Hymn -- The valor of righteousness -- The sacred inheritance of mankind -- Exotic medley -- A severed nation -- Epilogue.
Abstract "The Battle Hymn of the Republic has been one of the most effective instruments of religious nationalism since 1861 in making America and its wars sacred and therefore beyond doubt or dissent"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Gamble, Richard M., author. Fiery gospel Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501736421
LCCN 2018052746

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