Gracing the forefront place in the first Issue of the 26th Volume of the Southern Presbyterian Review (SPR), 1875, appeared a seemingly out-of-place contribution: a book review of a memoir of the late Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Roger B. Taney (1777–1864). What this article says about the moral compass […]
When narrator Joe Salant posted the audio to Chapter 5 of The Problem of Slavery in Christian America, he amused me with the over-the-top description of it as “unadulterated ethical judicial American history idol smashing fun.” I thought I would probe his passion for it a little bit, and he responded: Goodness, chapter five was a […]
I had hoped to save articles such as this for the release of my upcoming book on the subject, but the currency of the issues of Southern secession, right, slavery, the Civil War, etc. has generated articles of interest that demand attention. Tom Dilorenzo’s recent and characteristic shellacking of Abraham Lincoln demonstrates that man’s racism […]
American Vision has received some interesting emails and phone calls about the December 2005 Mother Jones that takes on numerous Christian ministries and their varied roles on social and political change in America. It shows we are making progress. The underlying flaw in every argument that proposes to divorce religion from government is that its advocates can’t offer an alternative that is not god-like itself. What replaces the void left by the ouster of the Christian God from politics?