Richard Furman's "Tipping Point"

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Richard Furman's "Tipping Point"

Postby Stephen Fox » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:50 pm

The Dec Baps Today had a most interesting piece about a Chattanooga conference on the Civil War. I'm writing Johnny Pierce a letter for Publication and also have started a blog on the topic.

Here is what Pierce reported Bruce Gourley said last fall in Chattanooga:

Quoting from John Pierce story in December 2015 BT:

In Dec. of 1822 Richard Furman President of the SC SBC penned a public letter to the SC Governor that represented a "tipping point among white Baptists in the South, " said Gourley.

Furman's "very pro-slavery stance" in the letter affirmed that slavery is never actually condemned in the Bible, and he assured the governor of the state's Baptist support in preventing future insurrections.

"Prior to 1880, most white Baptists in the South were either opposed to slavery of ambivalent, " Said Gourley. "Richard Furman's letter changed things in the South"

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Blog just posted

Postby Stephen Fox » Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:18 pm

Exploratory and informative

http://foxofbama.blogspot.com/2016/02/r ... point.html

Right down to reference to Wade Burleson on an aspect of the subject from 2007
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"Midget, Broom; Helluva campaign". Political consultant, "Oh, Brother..."


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