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Christianity and Slavery

Today many Christians go above and beyond justifying the value of their faith by also attempting to re-write history in order to implicate Christianity as the source of all Western achievements of the last 200-300 years. One of these gross lies is the idea that the abolishment of slavery was due to a proper teaching of the scriptures, a view taught by Dinesh D’Souza in his article How Christians Ended Slavery.1 In the article, D’Souza implies that the rise of Christianity in the Middle Ages ended slavery, by attempting to whitewash serfdom as a great improvement...

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