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Faith and Slavery in the Presbyterian Diaspora (Hardcover)

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Faith and Slavery considers how in diverse places—the New Hebrides, Scotland, the United States, and East Central Africa—the Presbyterian faith shaped men’s and women’s interpretations of and interactions with chattel slavery. The chapters highlight how the particular ways Presbyterians framed the Reformed Tradition made slavery an especially problematic and fraught issue for adherents to the faith, and led to a variety of reactions to slavery—ranging from abolitionism, to indifference, to support.
Number of Pages: 277
Genre: Literary Criticism, Literary Collections
Sub-Genre: Essays
Series Title: Studies in Eighteenth-Century America and the Atlantic World
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Lehigh Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: January 28, 2016
TCIN: 50862887
UPC: 9781611462012
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-2320
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