By William Harrison Taylor,Peter C. Messer,Sir Tom Devine,Richard J. Finlay,Kimberly D. Hill,Gideon Mailer,Joseph S. Moore,Nini Rodgers,William J. Roulston,Valerie Wallace,Iain Whyte
Faith and Slavery, by means of situating slavery on the nexus of Presbyterian theology and perform, deals a clean viewpoint at the courting among faith and slavery. It reverses the all too universal assumption that faith essentially served to buttress present perspectives on slavery, by way of illustrating how teams’ and members reactions to slavery emerged from their knowing of the Presbyterian religion. The collection’s geographic reach—encompassing the reviews of individuals from Europe, Africa, the US, and the Pacific—filtered throughout the lens of Presbyterianism additionally highlights the worldwide dimensions of slavery and the debates surrounding it. The establishment and the demanding situations it offered, Faith and Slavery stresses, mirrored much less the ordinary stipulations of a specific position and time, than the wider human situation as humans try to comprehend and form their international.