It is Their Right Author:James M. Bulman The author has been parliamentarian for the Souther and North Carolina Baptist Conventions, and has contributed articles in several theological publications. The kind of inquiry required for these two fields in pursued here in an account of the Declaration of Independence, its main ideas, and their course through subsequent history. . . Holder o... more »f the doctorate from Southern Baptist Seminary, he is minister of Central Baptist Church, Oak Ridge, North Carolina.
Here is shown the fundamental American principle, unfolded in the Declaration and continued in the Constitution; an axiom for Hamilton of New York and the early Adamses of Massachusetts no less than for Jefferson and Madison of Virginia; and in the most serious crisis of our two hundred years, maintained by Davis rather than by Lincoln. This principle, it is proposed, is based on the Bible - the Bible of the Puritans.« less