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.
Every day for the rest of the month, I’ll be noting the reality of life in the Confederacy, and for the enslaved southerners before the Civil War.
The most serious threat that American democracy faces right now is the rise of white supremacists within the Republican Party. Trumpists want to do away with constitutional freedoms, want to persecute racial, cultural and religious minorities, and want a new round of American military aggression.