Southern Baptist Leaders Contradict David Barton’s Claim about Confederate Symbols

(UPDATED to include Russell Moore's comments...)The religious right's favorite self-styled historian David Barton has come out in favor of leaving Confederate statues in public view, blaming "the left" for the push to remove them. According to an article in World Net Daily, Barton sees "the left" at work: David Barton, a historian and author of “The Jefferson Lies,” said the crusade against Confederate monuments is simply an attempt by the left to erase history. He said even monuments that s … [Read more...]