Lincoln’s God with Joshua Zeitz


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Host Reed Galen is joined by Joshua Zeitz…historian, New York Times bestselling author, and contributing editor to Politico Magazine. They discuss the evolution of Abraham Lincoln’s faith starting from childhood, throughout his early political career, and throughout his presidency. Plus, how during his presidency he was successfully able to use his understanding of Christianity to mobilize the country to abolish slavery, preserve the Union, and win the Civil War. Fast-forward to the present, how does religion influence politics today…and vice versa? Be sure to pre-order Joshua Zeitz’s upcoming book, Lincoln's God: How Faith Transformed a President and a Nation. If you’d like to connect with The Lincoln Project, send an email to

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