The Contemporary Conflation of Slavery in the Bible

The second video in a four-part series for Black History Month.

The topic of slavery in the Bible has been a hotly contested issue for centuries. In contemporary society, confusion typically stems from its conflation with more modern forms of slavery. This video briefly touches on some of those stark differences, and speaks to the importance of reading antebellum slave narratives in discussion of this topic.

Brandon Cleaver writes more about this subject in his article "How Can I Trust the Bible When It Was Used to Justify Slavery?"

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