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The First and Only Abolitionists: Christianity and slavery

Charles Colson

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After two years of sensitive negotiations, the United States government is about to deliver an agreement ending the persecution of Christians and genocide in Sudan. For the past six years, I and other Christian leaders have been involved in a campaign to bring an end to the murder and enslavement of hundreds of thousands of Christians.

But fighting slavery is nothing new for Christians. After all, Christianity was born into a world where chattel slavery, one person owning another, was the cornerstone of the economy.

Read the entire article on the Breakpoint Online website.

Posted: 12/8/03



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