Slavery is approved of in the New Testament, as the following passages show
Paul gave household rules in Ephesians 6 and Colossians 4 not only for Christian slaves but for Christian masters as well.
Ephesians 6: 5-9.
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. Obey…
Added by Damien Marie AtHope on June 12, 2015 at 1:31am — No Comments
This via The Friendly Atheist Blog, with links as added. A big aspect of the story is one courageous Muslim man - Biram Dah Abeid - who is fighting Islamic - supported slavery in Mauritania.
"Slavery in Mauritania Is Alive and Well, Thanks In No Small Part to Islamic…Continue
I just finished reading Pulitzer Prize winner David Brion…Continue
A few days ago I completed a particularly distasteful task of reading a book that defended American slavery based on "biblical" evidence and opinion considered to be factual. Trying to read the interminable 590 page tract from a point of neutrality never was a consideration. I expected to read a long list of apologetics, justifications and excuses for the enslavement of other human beings and I was not disappointed.…Continue
by Donald R Barbera, October 30, 2012
Rating: Five Stars of Five
Among abominations, American slavery holds a particularly odious distinction among atrocities not only because of…Continue