The Catholic and Dominican Institute

Lincoln’s Battle with God

October 08, 2013 7:00 PM
Villa Library

On October 8, The Catholic and Dominican Institute will present a lecture by Stephen Mansfield entitled "Lincoln's Battle with God."

Mansfield Lecture

Stephen Mansfield is a New York Times bestselling author and a popular speaker who coaches leaders worldwide.

He first rose to global attention with his groundbreaking book The Faith of George W. Bush, an enormous bestseller that Time magazine credited with shaping the 2004 U.S. presidential election. The book was also a source for Oliver Stone’s award-winning film "W". Mansfield's The Faith of Barack Obama was another international bestseller. He has written celebrated biographies of Booker T. Washington, George Whitefield, Winston Churchill, Pope Benedict XVI and Abraham Lincoln, among others. Publishers Weekly has described his latest book, Killing Jesus, as "masterful."

Stephen speaks widely about leadership, the lessons of history, and the trends that shape contemporary cultural. He is also the founder of two firms, The Mansfield Group ( and Chartwell Literary Group (, which provide executive coaching, media training and literary services to clients around the world. He is a regular commentator on FOX and CNN and is also a columnist for several prominent news and opinion websites.

Mansfield lives in Nashville and Washington DC with his wife Beverly, an award-winning songwriter and producer.

Stephen Mansfield