After serving for thirteen years as the rector of R. E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Virginia, David Cox decided to learn a little more about the man for whom his parish was named. The result of his exploration is The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee, the newest addition to the Eerdmans Library of Religious Biography.
Robert E. Lee remains one of the most polarizing figures from Civil War history, especially for people of faith. Delving into family letters and other primary sourcessome of them newly discoveredCox traces the lifelong development of Lee's convictions and their influence on his decisions both to join the Confederacy and to support reconciliation after the Civil War ended. (Read More)
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