Today in History:

"Both Read the Same Bible"

Mark Noll on the Civil War as a theological crisis.
by Robert Tracy McKenzie
Christianity Today

Only in the last ten to fifteen years has the serious study of the Civil War's religious dimension become commonplace. Thanks to scholars such as Mitchell Snay, Steven Woodworth, James McPherson, Richard Carwardine, Eugene Genovese, and Harry Stout, we now know much more than ever before concerning the role of religious bodies and religious beliefs in the unfolding of the sectional crisis.

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