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Andrew Preston

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Andrew Preston teaches American history and international relations history at Cambridge University, where he is a fellow of Clare College. Before Cambridge, he taught history and international studies at Yale University. He has also taught at universities in Canada and Switzerland, and has been a fellow at the Cold War Studies Program at the London School of Economics. He was born in Ontario and received his BA from the University of Toronto.
How God Shaped Lincoln's War on Slavery: An Excerpt from the 2013 Charles Taylor Prize

How God Shaped Lincoln's War on Slavery: An Excerpt from the 2013 Charles Taylor Prize Winner

<img alt="2012-02-06-CharlesTaylorreal.jpg" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2012-02-06-CharlesTaylorreal.jpg" width="76" height="166" /style="float: left; margin:10px" ><em>From this year's Charles Taylor Prize winner</em>: When Abraham Lincoln embraced the end of slavery, he transformed a domestic civil war into a struggle for the soul of humanity. With this transformation, he now presided over America's first war of humanitarian intervention, with a crusading, explicitly religious moralism at its core.
03/04/2013 04:16 EST
Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: An

Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: An Excerpt

<img alt="2012-02-06-CharlesTaylorreal.jpg" src="http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2012-02-06-CharlesTaylorreal.jpg" width="76" height="166" /style="float: left; margin:10px" > When Abraham Lincoln embraced the end of slavery, he transformed a domestic civil war into a struggle for the soul of humanity. With this transformation, he now presided over America's first war of humanitarian intervention, with a crusading, explicitly religious moralism at its core.
02/28/2013 06:01 EST