Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World

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Abstract

Could slaves become Christian? If so, did their conversion lead to freedom? If not, then how could perpetual enslavement be justified? In Christian Slavery, Katharine Gerbner contends that religion was fundamental to the development of both slavery and race in the Protestant Atlantic world.
Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780812294903
ISBN (Print)9780812250015
StatePublished - Mar 26 2018

Keywords

  • Slavery
  • Religion
  • Atlantic World
  • Christianity
  • Quakers
  • Moravians
  • Church of England
  • Conversion
  • Black Christianity
  • Caribbean
  • Early America

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