Brother Bill, I would suggest reading Dabney's book, "In defence of Virginia and the south". It will give you an insight into what he thought as well as what he believed. One must remember that just 30 yrs befor the war, all the states were slave states and the Union still had five slave states untill after the war ended.
BTW, what was the apostle Paul's view on slavery? How about the OT saints? IMO, Dabney's views on slavery do not affect his legacy whatsoever. He was a product of his time.
Psa 55:16 As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.
Psa 55:17 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.
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