Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 May 2021

224 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197571064

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The Bible Told Them So

How Southern Evangelicals Fought to Preserve White Supremacy

J. Russell Hawkins

  • Looks at how segregationist Christianity continued through an embrace of colorblindness after the civil rights movement's triumph
  • Offers a theological account of segregationist Christianity by exploring how white evangelicals used scripture to support their position
  • The first book-length account of religious massive resistance in South Carolina