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Professor Allen Guelzo talked about the Civil War and whether the conflict brought an end to the dominance of religion in American culture, making the U.S. a more secular nation. He argued that soldiers often had a difficult time maintaining religious sentiments despite moral justifications for the Civil War. He also described the rise of moral relativism since both the North and the South claimed to have god on their side.

Watch the C-SPAN documentary video:  http://www.c-span.org/video/?325547-1/discussion-religion-civil-war

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