Andrew Cobb Erwin Delegate from Athens, Georgia Speech before the 1924 Democratic National Convention Ladies and gentlemen of the Convention: I am a delegate from Georgia. I am proud of it. To my mind, the Ku Klux issue is the
Back in that previous life, my husband and I traveled out West with Dr. Bob and Mrs. Bob one August in 1995 (give or take). It was a ten day trip, using one of “the University’s” jets, with two pilots,
As good evangelicals, we’ve all attended our fair share of revivals. Our grandparents’ revivals weren’t that different from ours. A large crowd would gather in a not-so-comfortable, not-so-permanent building. A celebrated evangelist. An easily remembered, non-offensive (read: non-denominational) gospel tune.
A cult is a group or movement that, to a significant degree, (a) exhibits great or excessive devotion or dedication to some person, idea, or thing, (b) uses a thought-reform program to persuade, control, and socialize members (i.e., to integrate
I’ve been reading Klan literature. The histories, the newspapers, the sermons, the money trail, the facts. It’s very, very, very sobering. As much as it makes my gut roil, I have to admit that the beginnings of fundamentalism were intimately