Sacred scripture, sacred war : the Bible and the American Revolution

The American colonists who took up arms against the British fought in defense of the 'sacred cause of liberty.' But it was not merely their cause but warfare itself that they believed was sacred. In this book, James P. Byrd shows that the Bible was a key text of the American Revolution

Main Author: Byrd, James P.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Summary:The American colonists who took up arms against the British fought in defense of the 'sacred cause of liberty.' But it was not merely their cause but warfare itself that they believed was sacred. In this book, James P. Byrd shows that the Bible was a key text of the American Revolution
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780199345380