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God against slavery and the freedom and duty of the pulpit to rebuke it, as a sin against God. By George B. Cheever, D. D. by Michigan Historical Reprint Series

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Published by Scholarly Publishing Office, University of Michigan Library .
Written in English


  • American history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General

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Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8508833M
ISBN 101425525318
ISBN 109781425525316

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cheever, George Barrell, God against slavery. New York, Arno Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The fight against slavery was an 'end in itself' for Evangelicals and a moral truth that could not be surrendered." Schirrmacher goes on to outline the evangelical contribution to the stand against slavery in America where some scholars estimate that two-thirds of the anti-slavery movement consisted of . Abolitionist writings, such as "A Condensed Anti-Slavery Bible Argument" () by George Bourne, and "God Against Slavery" () by George B. Cheever, used the Bible, logic and reason extensively in contending against the institution of slavery, and in particular the chattel form of it as seen in the South.   The slavery of the past few centuries was often based exclusively on skin color. In the United States, many black people were considered slaves because of their nationality; many slave owners truly believed black people to be inferior human beings. The Bible condemns race-based slavery in that it teaches that all men are created by God and made.

As shown by the following passages — adapted from Noel Rae’s new book The Great Stain, which uses firsthand accounts to tell the story of slavery in America be the Lord God of Shem; and Author: Noel Rae. Although God liberated the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, slavery is not universally prohibited in the Bible. Slavery was permissible in certain situations, so long as slaves were regarded as full members of the community (Gen. ), received the same rest periods and holidays as non-slaves (Exod. ; Deut. , ), and were treated humanely (Exod. , ).   Was Slavery God's Will? a Native American brother stood up and chronicled the many gross sins committed by white Americans against Native Americans over the centuries. Excerpt from God Against Slavery: And the Freedom and Duty of the Pulpit to Rebuke It, as a Sin Against God The series of discourses began with an examination of the dreadful influence and consequences of unrighteous law, as illustrated in the history of the Hebrews, under the light of Author: George B. Cheever.

  “White” on “black” slavery was opposed by Christians such as William Wilberforce, but not by examining passages on slavery because the slaveries were of different types.5 “Racial” slavery was opposed because it was seen to be contrary to the value that God places on every human being, and the fact that God “has made from one blood.   Here is what the Bible has to say about slavery: God created all men equal (Proverbs ; Ephesians ; Galatians ; Acts ; Romans ). However, sin introduced all forms of evils like slavery. Slavery in Biblical times was very differe. Buy The God of the Bible against slavery: Read Kindle Store Reviews - 9. “History of slavery is wide-ranging saga”, book review by Gregory Kane of The Slave Trade by Hugh Thomas (Simon and Schuster), in The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va., December 7, The earliest known official protest against slavery in America was the Resolutions of Germantown, Pennsylvania Mennonites, Febru See.