By Rod Gragg
From the writer of cast in religion comes the outstanding untold historical past of the way the religion of our fathers severely encouraged the end result of the yankee Revolution and the delivery of the us of America.
“A page-turner that reads like a novel!”
Here, within the attention-grabbing follow-up to his renowned paintings Forged in religion, award-winning historian Rod Gragg finds how the yank Revolution was once fired and fueled by means of America’s founding faith—the Judeo-Christian worldview. in response to meticulous examine and propelled through a fast moving sort, By the Hand of windfall uncovers the intense, almost-forgotten historical past of the faith-based Revolution that secured American liberty and nationhood.
From the yankee people’s first resistance to assaults on their God-given or “inalienable” rights, during the dramatic battlefield occasions of the Revolution and basic George Washington’s pivotal faith-based management, to the climactic give up of Cornwallis’s British military at Yorktown, By the Hand of windfall exposes the long-overlooked yet severe aspect that saved alive the yank conflict for Independence and encouraged the final word victory that verified the U.S. of the US.
In the phrases of George Washington: “The Hand of windfall has been so conspicuous in all this, that he has to be worse than an infidel that lacks religion. . . .”
Graced via a fast moving narrative and according to the huge examine Gragg has so significantly utilized to different occasions in American heritage, By the Hand of windfall is an insightful and engaging account of the faith-based Revolution that secured American independence and nationhood.
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By the Hand of Providence: How Faith Shaped the American Revolution by Rod Gragg