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Pea Ridge Podcast - Ed Bearss Article
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Pea Ridge Podcast - Ed Bearss Article
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theknightirish
Jan 18, 2021
The Baptist situation is quite grim. There were African American preachers in Virginia churches until the 1840s when the Southern States began outlawing them. There were also long standing tensions between northern and southern baptist churches: there was a prohibition on slave holding by preachers or missionaries; and ironically the southern churches were much more centralised organisations of congregations and thus seemed to have larger 'clout'. But by 1845 there was a split over slavery with the formation of the Southern Baptist Convention. By the end of the war many Southern African Americans had converted to other denominations or joined the Consolidated American Baptist Convention. The Southern Baptist Convention acknowledged and renounced its racist foundation in 1995.Presbyterians are falling out with one another even earlier with a split between the 'New School' and 'Old School' around 1838. Most southern Presbyterians went with the Old School. The New School Presbyterians split into Northern and Southern arms in 1858 with the formation of the pro-slavery United Synod of the South. The Old School split in August 1861 with the formation of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America. Catholics looked to different local authorities with the north looking to Archbishop John Hughes of New York and the south to Arch Bishop Jean-Marie Odin of New Orleans. Lincoln tried to 'fix' this by asking Pope Pius IX to get Hughes elevated to cardinal. The Pope said no. I remember one quote about the Catholic Church during the Civil War as "maddeningly united and suspiciously neutral". I won't get into the Pope's letter to the "President of the Confederate State of America" now.... All in all a fascinating subject.
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theknightirish
Jan 18, 2021
The Baptist situation is quite grim. There were African American preachers in Virginia churches until the 1840s when the Southern States began outlawing them. There were also long standing tensions between northern and southern baptist churches: there was a prohibition on slave holding by preachers or missionaries; and ironically the southern churches were much more centralised organisations of congregations and thus seemed to have larger 'clout'. But by 1845 there was a split over slavery with the formation of the Southern Baptist Convention. By the end of the war many Southern African Americans had converted to other denominations or joined the Consolidated American Baptist Convention. The Southern Baptist Convention acknowledged and renounced its racist foundation in 1995.Presbyterians are falling out with one another even earlier with a split between the 'New School' and 'Old School' around 1838. Most southern Presbyterians went with the Old School. The New School Presbyterians split into Northern and Southern arms in 1858 with the formation of the pro-slavery United Synod of the South. The Old School split in August 1861 with the formation of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America. Catholics looked to different local authorities with the north looking to Archbishop John Hughes of New York and the south to Arch Bishop Jean-Marie Odin of New Orleans. Lincoln tried to 'fix' this by asking Pope Pius IX to get Hughes elevated to cardinal. The Pope said no. I remember one quote about the Catholic Church during the Civil War as "maddeningly united and suspiciously neutral". I won't get into the Pope's letter to the "President of the Confederate State of America" now.... All in all a fascinating subject.
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There might be more European aristocrats in this group photo than in any other of the civil war. Trying to make out the names...
In Civil War Pics
There might be more European aristocrats in this group photo than in any other of the civil war. Trying to make out the names...
In Civil War Pics
There might be more European aristocrats in this group photo than in any other of the civil war. Trying to make out the names...
In Civil War Pics
There might be more European aristocrats in this group photo than in any other of the civil war. Trying to make out the names...
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