Slavery and the Image of God

abolitionists, Arabs, Charles Finney, China, Christianity, Civil War, Culture & Ethics, Enlightenment, Evangelical Christians, Faith & Science, For the Glory of God, Gregory of Nyssa, image of God, Native Americans, Oberlin College, religious revivals, Rodney Stark, safe houses, Second Great Awakening, slaveholders, slavery, Underground Railroad, United States
America is the only country on Earth to sacrifice hundreds of thousands of its own citizens in a war to end slavery. Source
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Scientific Racism and the Confederate Flag

A New Birth of Freedom, Adam Smith, Africans, Alexander H. Stephens, alt-right, Charles Darwin, Civil War, Confederacy, Confederate flag, Cornerstone Speech, Culture & Ethics, Darwinian evolution, dreamscape, eugenics, Evolution, Galileo, genocide, Harry Jaffa, Human Zoos, John West, March for Science, NASCAR, Nextdoor, Oregon, Portland, Psalms, Racism, religion, Seattle, Southerners, The Biology of the Second Reich, The Descent of Man, vacation homes, William Harvey
Alexander H. Stephens was Vice President of the Confederacy. In 1861 he delivered an oration justifying slavery and rebellion on scientific grounds. Source
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Honored by Statue, Democratic South Carolina Senator Said Some Blacks “Near Akin to Monkey”

Africans, baboons, ballot boxes, Benjamin Tillman, black inferiority, Caucasians, Civil War, Culture & Ethics, Democratic Party, Ellenton riot, Evolution, evolutionary racism, historical figures, lynching, missing link, monkeys, political rights, Racism, scientific racism, South Carolina, statues, stealing elections, U.S. Senate, United States
Benjamin Tillman was a monster. He publicly defended lynchings. He drew on evolutionary racism to preach black inferiority. Source
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