The Civil War as a Theological Crisis
Univ of North Carolina Press, 2006 M12 8 - 216 pages
Viewing the Civil War as a major turning point in American religious thought, Mark A. Noll examines writings about slavery and race from Americans both white and black, northern and southern, and includes commentary from Protestants and Catholics in Europe and Canada. Though the Christians on all sides agreed that the Bible was authoritative, their interpretations of slavery in Scripture led to a full-blown theological crisis.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - atdCross - LibraryThing
I need to admit that I must have finished this book about in Jan, 2015 and am just now (Aug, 2015) reviewing it. In any, case this is a great read for understanding how America could have gotten ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ScoutJ - LibraryThing
Interesting enough, but it was either 150 pages too long or 150 pages too short. The gist of it is this: the Civil War was a theological crisis because the US's religious freedom allowed anyone to ... Read full review