Some current questions have been asked before: “We need to turn our attention to another question, one of far greater importance. How do we explain how someone with so few intellectual gifts and social attributes, someone no more than an empty vessel outside his political
Southern racists in our own time insist that the Confederacy was not a racist nation. Confederate political leaders directly contradict these claims.
It sounded like a ludicrous idea to me. After all, the Christian Bible is a religious text, not an historical one, and even the history that it purports to report took place in Asia, Europe, and Africa, not in Tennessee. But then, I ran across this passage from Leviticus.