Religion and the Civil War

Professor Allen Guelzo talked about the Civil War and whether the conflict brought an end to the dominance of religion in American culture,… read more

Religion and the Civil War Professor Allen Guelzo talked about the Civil War and whether the conflict brought an end to the dominance of religion in American culture, making the U.S. a more secular nation. He argued that soldiers often had a difficult time maintaining religious sentiments despite moral justifications for the Civil War. He also described the rise of moral relativism since both the North and the South claimed to have god on their side. close

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  • Allen C. Guelzo Professor Gettysburg College->History Department
  • James Piereson Senior Fellow and Director Manhattan Institute for Policy Research->Center for the American University

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Religion and the Civil War

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325547-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 25, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 16, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2015 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2015 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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