Tuesday, July 4, 2017

In the News ... “A-J Remembers: Black Robed Regiment fought for freedom"

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• Book by Dan Fisher, Oklahoma pastor and state representative

Ray Westbrook, Reporter
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

LUBBOCK, TEXAS - The soldiers of the Black Robed Regiment weren’t primarily soldiers at all.

They were the American pastors of 1776.

The pastors in black robes sometimes carried a musket to the pulpit — war had been imminent since early 1775. And their message triggered an emotional response within the opposing British army that wavered between hatred and fear ...

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