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Revival In the Southern Army By Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery

Revival In the Southern Army By Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery
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In today’s current events, we watch the destruction and the attempts to destroy our historical past  by vandalizing historical memorials designed to teach the present generation. George Santayana who was a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist made a profound statement that we ready need to hear and allow to settle in our minds – he says, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”1 Another comment follows, coming from Milan Kundera, a Czech-born French writer, who said, “The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Then have somebody write new books, manufacture a new culture, invent a new history. Before long the nation will begin to forget what it is and what it was.”2 The profundity of these statement are that important. With the activity of today’s mindless efforts to erase history, we are in danger of losing ou…

It Was Also A Theological War by Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery

It Was Also A Theological War by Dr. Richard Lee Montgomery
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As the young country of the United States began to grow in population, even then the sections of the North and the South had different ideas of cultural living, industry, philosophy and, very
soon theologically This term “theology” is a word that defines the study of God. Dr. James Petigru Boyce, who served as a chaplain 1 in the Sixteenth Regiment of South Carolina and twice elected in the South Carolina legislature 2 and also was a Southern Baptist college and seminary professor 3 and gives for us this definition of Theology: “The word Theology means literally a discourse concerning God; but in analogy with other words, as geology, chronology and biology, it means the science which treats of God.” [Side Note: Before we get hung up on the term ‘science,’ the Webster Dictionary of 1845 gives this simple definition: ➀ ‘In a general sense, knowledge, or certain knowledge; the comprehension or understandi…