- A Former Slaveholder Finds Justification Through Religion
February 12, 1840 HAMILTON, Ohio Religion, Slavery, Abolition
In the 1830s a young South Carolina preacher and slaveholder delivered a sermon that justified the institution of slavery in America within the realms of Christianity. Years later, a reverend in Cincinnati gave a sermon about his endeavor to find proof of the injustices of slavery and the rightful backing of abolitionism through Christianity. Both of these preachers were able to find justification...