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view of slavery in connection with Christianity

Young, Robert Wesleyan missionary.

view of slavery in connection with Christianity

being the substance of discourse delivered in the Wesleyan chapel, Stoney-Hill, Jamaica, Sept. 19, 1824

by Young, Robert Wesleyan missionary.

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Published by Printed by A. Aikman, Re-printed for Smith, Elder, & co. in Jamaica, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery and the church -- Wesleyan Methodist Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Young, Wesleyan missionary. With an appendix, containing the resolutions of the missionaries in that connection, at a general meeting held in Kingston, Sept. 6, 1824.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p.
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17941270M

    Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "christianity and slavery" Pre-Slavery Christianity: It Was Never The White Man’s Religion. This is the first paperback edition of the enlightening Oxford University hardcover published in Glancy here situates early Christian slavery in its broader cultural setting, arguing that modern scholars have consistently underestimated the pervasive impact of slavery on the institutional structures, ideologies, and practices of the early churches? and upon the bodies of the enslaved.5/5(1).

    Christianity Today Connection (Weekly) Get the inside story with this official newsletter of the global media ministry. Email Address Subscribe to the selected : Vincent Harding.   Commonly, the slavemasters of Christians have been Islamic rather than pagan. From the 14th century on­ward, Turkish Muslims ex­panded their power over the rapidly shrinking Byzan­tine Empire, conquering heavily Christian territories in Ana­tolia and southeastern Europe.

    As religion ran deep through slavery, white Christian slaveholders argued that slavery was a necessary evil because it would control the sinful, less humane, black race. Slave owners, beginning in the s, began to permit black religious gatherings in some forms. In addition, Charleston slaves and free blacks were allowed to attend church. The same was true in the past, wrote Katharine Gerbner, the author of “Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World,” in an email. “Many Christians tried very hard to reconcile Christianity and slavery,” she said. “They went to the Bible to find defenses for enslavement.”.


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They believe that there is a road from the humanization of slavery in the OT through the soft. Pre-Slavery Christianity So you think the Bible is “the white man ’s religion”, well you’ve been lied to.

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Christianity and Slavery: The role of the Church For example, the book of Ephesians of the New Testament clearly states “Slaves, Obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ”. Now not to discredit your view of Christianity from the historical perspective, if you follow the.

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Slavery was common among the ancient Israelites, as it was in almost all societies at the time. In his work Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South: A Brief History with Documents, historian Paul Finkleman reminds us that many slaveholders believed that Christianity was the only force keeping enslaved people from being lawless and godless, arguing: “If freed and denied the guidance of white masters, Africans and their.

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