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CONTENTS.

RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SOUTHERN CHURCH FOR THE REBELLION AND

THE WAR.....

.Page 152–206

Early agency of leading Divines, 155; Dr. Thornwell aids the Rebellion, 155; His

Fast-Day Discourse, Nov. 21, 1860, 157; He vindicates the Secession of South

Carolina, 158; Open résistance counselled, 159 ; Charge of Treason established,

169; Drs. Thornwell, Leland, Adger, and others, upon the stump, 161 ; Early aid

of Dr. Palmer, 163; Dr. Palmer and the mission of Senator Toombs, 163 ; Speci-

men of his Thanksgiving Discourse, 165; Resistance counselled—“the last

ditch," 167; War welcomed—the Union denounced, 167; Prophecy fulfilled un-

expectedly, 168; His Sermon steeped in sin, guilt, and crime, 169; He further

vindicates Secession, 170; Dr. Smyth strikes the same chord, 171; Judgment

and blessing, 172; Resistance universally instilled, 172; The Clergy of all De-

nominations aid the Rebellion, 173; Leading Clergymen in the Rebel army, 174;

Many Ministers go South and aid the Rebellion, 175; Other Rebel Clergymen at

the South, 176; Southern Churches organized in aid of the Rebellion, 177; Ad-

dresses of Southern Churches sustaining the Rebellion, 179; The Presbyterian

Church, 179; The Protestant Episcopal Church, 180; Christian Association, 181;

The Baptist Church, 182; Methodists, Baptists, Episcopalians, Presbyterians,

Latherans, German Reformed, and other Churches, Ninety-six Ministers, 183;

Southern Religious press on the Rebellion, 184; At New Orleans, 184; At Co-

lumbia, S. C., 185; At Richmond, Va., 186; At Fayetteville, N. C., 187; Educa-

tion in aid of the Rebellion, 188; Groat Southern University, 189; Disunion-

Fighting men to be educated, 189; Endowment, five or ten millions, 191; Pro-

fessorship on Patriotism, 191; Episcopal University of the South, 192; Rebel

Major-General Hill as an Educator, 193; His hatred of the North, 194; He

teaches Secession by algebra, 194; Specimen of algebraic problems, 195; Aid

of the Church indispensable to the Rebellion, 196; This aid acknowledged by

Rebel Statesmen, 197; A Statesman's view indorsed, 198; The Church led the

Politicians, 199: The proof conclusive, 200; Loyal Clergymen in the Border

States, 201; Loyalty of Northern Churches-their duty, 202; Duty of the South-

ern Church the same, 204.

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All men subject to Civil authority, 248; Obedience to Civil authority a Religious

duty, 248; Ministers to preach subjection, 240; Omission of this duty a sin,

250; The crowning guilt, 251 ; Disloyalty punishable by the State, 262; What

Loyalty and Disloyalty are, 253; Disloyalty punishable by the Church, 284;

Reasons founded on Revelation, 255; Spiritual jurisdiction broader than Civil,

256; Disloyalty actually condemned by the Church, 258; Presbyterian Church

--Dr. McPhecters, 259; Individual opinions in the General Assembly, 261; Dr.

McPheeters on Military Orders, 264; False criterion of Loyalty, 265; Gen.

Rosecrans's Orders, 268; “ Honor to whom honor," 271; Doom of Traitors-selfa

condemnation, 278.

CHAPTER VIII.

SOUTHERN PROVIDENCE IN THE REBELLION .

..... 276–302

God's providence extends to Nations, 276; Its designs toward the United States,

277; The dead fly in the ointment, 278; The Irrepressible Conflict, 279; The

difficulty beyond human wisdom, 280: Hopes dashed and raised again, 281;

Providence from a Southern stand-point, 232; It upsets their Theology, 284;

The true doctrine of Providence, 286; Southern exposition of it-Dr. Palmer,

286; Providence frustrated, 287; Southern Theology rebuked by Scripture, 288;

Providential rule supreme, 290; An explanation needed, 291; A solution pro-

posed, 292; A providence of man's devising, 292; Southern providence further

illustrated-Dr. Smyth, 298; Blasphemy and Fanaticism sublimated, 294; The

providential climax-Dr. Stiles, 295; The Southern Confederacy to usher in the

Millennium, 296; Rebel Victories by miracle, 298; A new Siege of Jericho, 298;

The Confederate Armageddon, 800.

PROVIDENTIAL DESIGNS IN THE REBELLION... .Page 303–362

Slavery to be terminated, 805; Manner of its termination, 306; Action in certain

Border States, 308; Signs of its iermination-the Loyal States, 310 ; Fugitive

Slave Law repealed, 311; Slaves freed by the War, 312; All traceable to the Re.

bellion, 813; Termination of Slavery in the Rebel States, 314; Slarery doomed,

though Disunion triumph, 316; Internal causes of its destruction, 317; Ilustra-

tive incident-Colonel Dahlgren, 318; Facts and their Lesson, 319; War educa-

ting Slaves for Freedom, 320; External causes of its destruction, 321; Environed

by enemies, 322; Cotton Dreams, 323; Slavery doomed and the Union main-

tuined, 324; Reasons for this position, 326; Strength of the parties in Soldiers,

827; Negro Soldiers--their number unlimited, 329; White Soldiers sufficient,

830; National Resources and Credit, 831; The Result, 332; Governmental de.

termination confronted, 332; Opposition to Slavery fighting against God, 884;

The Government vindicated in destroying Slavery, 333; Its right of sell-preser-

vation, 336; Destruction of Slavery a lawful menns to this end, 338; Forbear-

ance of the Government with Slavery, 840; Emancipation Proclamation, 342;

Its final determination jastified, 343 ; Sustained by the Laws of War, 344; Sus-

tained by examples of several Nations--Great Britain, France, 346; Spain, Co-

lombia, United States, 347; Illustrated by cases in the United States-Generals

Jesup, Taylor, Gaines, Presidents Van Buren, Tyler, and Congress, 347; An-

other case between Great Britain and the United States-decision of the Rus.

sian Emperor Alexander, 849; Opinions of eminent Statesinen- Jefferson, J. Q.

Adams, Hamilton, Jay, Madison, 350; Vindication complete against idle decla-

mation, 854; Sustained against the Rebel Congress, 354; Sustained by Southern

men, 856; The sum of Providential indications, 360.

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