1-Themes of sacrifice and redemption were important during the Civil War. What did it mean then to understand death and suffering in a theological way?  How and why did the war come to take on a transcendent meaning or a “holy quality” as David Blight, in “God in America – A Nation Reborn,” calls it? 

*350 words*

 Your answer should make at least two specific references to the video (SEE LINK BELOW). But it is not just a recitation of facts from the reading/video but rather a discussion of things such as your opinion of the point under discussion, why you hold that opinion.

The video link is below:

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-god-in-america-three-a-nation-reborn/

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