Mark Noll examines the Civil War as a theological crisis.
The Civil War as a Theological Crisis
Mark Noll sees the Civil War as a major turning point in American religious thought. Christians on both sides of the conflict claimed the Bible supported their policies and their interpretations of Scripture led to a full-blown theological crisis. Mark has examined writings about race and slavery from Americans both white and black, Catholic and Protestant, northern and southern. He joins us to discuss his conclusions.