Abraham Lincoln on the Bible

Abraham Lincoln on the Bible

Abraham Lincoln was born this day, February 12th, in 1809.

Lincoln’s words were originally published in the Washington Daily Morning Chronicle, Sep. 8th. The text and some background information are in the Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. The Bible itself is in the library of Fisk University.

The photo is by Alexander Hesler, June 3, 1860, a couple of weeks after Lincoln had been nominated for president.

See also Would Abraham Lincoln Be a Democrat Today?

Lane Core Jr. joined the Catholic Church at age 17, having been raised a Methodist. With a B.S. in Math & Computer Science, he has been on the Internet since 1995, and from 2002 through 2009 published The Blog from the Core. He has freelanced for the Pittsburgh Catholic and the Tribune-Review newspapers. A lifelong bibliophile, he enjoys poetry, theology, history, biography, and psychology.
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