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How White Christians Used the Bible – and Confederate Flag – to Oppress Black People

posted on June 23, 2015

The Huffington Post’s Carol Kuruvilla reports on the ways that Christian pastors in the Confederate South used the Bible to justify slavery. She writes, “White Christians in the South didn’t just support slavery – the Southern church was the backbone of the Confederacy and its attempts to keep African Americans in bondage, according to Harry Stout, Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Religious History at Yale University.”

Read at The Huffington Post