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The Color of Compromise - Session 5 - Defending Slavery at the Onset of the Civil War
During the Civil War, pastors and theologians supported the Confederacy by providing theological ballast and biblical backing for the continuation of slavery. They prayed over the troops, penned treatises on the inferiority of black people, and divided denominations such as the Methodists, the Baptists and the Presbyterians over the issue of enslavement.