People used scripture to justify white supremacy (not referring to white _supremacists_ directly), inferiority of women (which I have read pastors who use God’s gender specific scriptural references to justify), and slavery.

And yet, without fundamentalist Christian thought, there would have been no Emancipation (Lincoln) nor an Underground Railroad. Or any great pressure from the North to end slavery.

The error in interpretation there was believing that everything that was permissible in Scripture was mandatory to practice.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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