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The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of religious biography
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxxi, 336 p., 10 unnumbered p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26370370M
ISBN 100802874827
ISBN 109780802874825

The first close examination of how Robert E. Lee's faith shaped his life Robert E. Lee was many things--accomplished soldier, military engineer, college president, family man, agent of reconciliation, polarizing figure. He was also a person of deep Christian conviction. In this .   Robert E. Lee was many things—accomplished soldier, military engineer, college president, family man, polarizing figure. He was also a person of deep Christian conviction. In this biography of the famous Civil War general, R. David Cox examines Lee's beliefs and how they guided the key events of his life.

  Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee by Michael Korda Published in , this book by Michael Korda is a full-scale biography of Lee’s life and military career. The book attempts to dispel the myths surrounding Lee to reveal the true human being underneath.   The phrase “Robert E. Lee, the Christian soldier” has long defined the Virginian's place not only in the Lost Cause pantheon but also in American culture more widely. Countless books have explored virtually every aspect of Lee as soldier, but R. David Cox provides the most serious and comprehensive study to date of Lee and : George C Rable.

One of the most recent additions to the well-known and highly regarded Eerdmans series, the Library of Religious Biography, is The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee (Eerdmans, ), by R. David Cox, a professor of history at Southern Virginia University. Professor Cox’s book presents his perennially controversial subject as a consistently religious thinker, working from the deist and evangelical .   Religious Life of Robert E. Lee by R. David Cox, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(20).


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He was also a person of deep Christian conviction.5/5(16). "Nearly every aspect of Robert E. Lee's life and military career has been carefully examined in scores of books. We know that his character and actions were shaped in considerable part by his religious beliefs, but until now we have not had a systematic analysis of those beliefs.5/5(16).

After reading R. David Coxs outstanding biography, The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee, which examines Lees entire life with special attention to the role of the religious beliefs and practice of Lee and those around him, heres what I think: 1.

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Lee was many things—accomplished soldier, military engineer, college president, family man, agent of reconciliation, polarizing figure. He was also a person of deep Christian : The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee offers an analysis of the religious beliefs and experiences of the Confederate General.

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Lee is part of their Library of Religious Biography series. Innumerable books and articles have commented on the role Christian faith played in Lee's life, but it is the primary focus of this full length biography. Series: Library of Religious Biography (LRB) The first close examination of how Robert E.

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Robert E. Lee was no theologian, he wasn’t a pastor or preacher or religious scholar of any kind. He was a churchman, however. Seemingly a faithful one who served as he could — and he was a believer in the middle of a tumultuous time for American Protestantism and American as a whole, as such what he thought about the tumult from his religious perspective is instructive and fascinating reading.

After Lee’s death the church was renamed the Robert E. Lee Memorial Church. This year on Sept. 17, the parish leaders ordered the general’s name removed and.

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Lee Centennial Celebration, Note: The following is taken from General Robert E. Lee After Appomattox, edited by Franklin L. Riley (New York, ), pp. – THE CHRISTIAN CHARACTER OF ROBERT E. LEE.In studying Robert E. Lee for over 10 years, it has become crystal clear to me that Robert E.

Lee was a devoted follower and humble servant of Jesus Christ. The teachings of Christ and the words of the Holy Scriptures shine forth in the walk and life of Robert E. Lee. Robert E. Lee .