Slavery, its nature, evils, and remedy

A sermon preached to the congregation of the Presbyterian church, Newtown, Pennsylvania. On ... July 27, 1845
  • 31 Pages
  • 2.10 MB
  • English
W.S. Martien , Philadelphia
StatementBy Rev. Robert D. Morris.
SeriesSlavery, source material and critical literature -- no. 101.
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22190307M

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Get this from a library. Slavery, its nature, evils, and remedy: a sermon preached to the congregation of the Presbyterian church, Newtown, Pennsylvania. On J [Robert D Morris]. It is evil, not through any singular corruption in the slave-holder, but from its own nature, and in spite of all efforts to make it a good.

It is evil, not because it exists on this or that spot. Were it planted at the North, it might become a greater curse, more hardening and depraving, than it. The change of Tom Locker proved that Christian love could have huge influence on evil slavery and it showed people a new light to stop the institution.

In the whole book, Eva herself was the perfect model of Christian love. Stowe evils repeatedly Eva’s perfection, her exemplary Christianity, her true innocence, her angelic nature. Teaching the truth about slavery, critics argue, could Slavery remedy that.

as God and God’s Book and God’s laws, in nature, tell us to recognize him. textbooks for their inadequacy in. Full text of "Letters of Cassius M. Clay. Slavery: the evil-the remedy" See other formats LETTERS OF CASSIUS M. CLAY. SLAVERY: THE EVIL-THE REMEDY. To the Editor of the Tribune: " And win the liberties of a nation be thought secure, when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God 1 * * * _ Indeed, 1 tremblefor my.

Benjamin Franklin thought that slavery was "an atrocious debasement of human nature" and "a source of serious evils." He and Benjamin Rush.

The novel devotes large sections of dialogue to debates about slavery.

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This debate between Tom and Cassy, two victims, stands as the most intense. Tom, the story’s hero, endures the harshest form of slavery with abuse that makes him more like Christ while confronting readers with the reality of slavery’s evils.

transatlantic slave trade, part of the global slave trade that transported 10–12 million enslaved Africans to the Americas from the 16th to the 19th century.

In the ‘triangular trade,’ arms and textiles went from Europe to Africa, slaves from Africa to the Americas, and sugar and coffee from the Americas to Europe. These piercing statements apply to Christians because the natural mind is always tending toward deceptive self-righteousness.

Also in part he is trying to provoke people who think they are Christians but are “trusting in a refuge of lies,” to reconsider.

Some topics are: intellectual assent is not holiness; natural gifts and sentiments are not to be confused with true spiritual life. George Fitzhugh (November 4, – J ) was an American social theorist who published racial and slavery-based sociological theories in the antebellum argued that the negro "is but a grown up child" who needs the economic and social protections of slavery.

Fitzhugh decried capitalism as practiced by the Northern United States and Great Britain as spawning "a war of the rich. Slavery - An Evil or a Good. an institution that harmonized with the nature of things, a social arrangement which was a blessing to society and a benefit to the slave.

But the fact that. The North, on the other hand, has day, by day grown more clear in its perception of the social, political, moral and religious evils of Slavery, and more and more determined not to be responsible. Its curator of American Slavery, Mary Elliott, cowrote the history of slavery below — told primarily through objects in the museum's collection.

and to stop the source from whence our evils. also draw the discussion of slavery away from outrage over its evil, because while any reasonable person defines the act of one person enslaving another as evil, no slaveholder enslaves people just to do evil.

The very act of slavery may be perceived as evil or not evil by both slaveholders and slaves. Perhaps the most basic evil of slavery, and the basis upon which it began, is the placing of monetary value on the lives of human beings as property.

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that there is neither evil. Self-Deception: Its Nature, Evils, and Remedy Paperback – Novem by Jacob Helffenstein (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover —Author: Jacob Helffenstein. Modern observers single out America as being responsible for the great evil of slavery. But, put in full historical context, the great achievement of the Founders is the first real bulwark against.

“Slavery is such an atrocious debasement of human nature, that its very extirpation, if not performed with solicitous care, may sometimes open a source of serious evils. The unhappy man who has been treated as a brute animal, too frequently sinks beneath the common standard of the human species.

The fact that each human being is in the “image of God” (Gen. ; ) argues that slavery is not a divinely designed relationship. Slavery Prevailed in the Ancient World. The antique world was full of slavery. In Assyria, Babylon, Egypt, Rome, etc., the practice of owning slaves was common.

Jefferson Davis Quotes on Slavery Jefferson Davis was a natural leader and is highly quoted for the wisdom he displayed. "[Our situation] illustrates the American idea that governments rest on the consent of the governed, and that it is the right of the people to alter or abolish them whenever they become destructive of the ends for which they were established." With the politically correct.

It is not intrinsically sinful to be a slave, it is intrinsically evil to own slaves because slavery reduces a human (who is equal in the eyes of God) to a mere posession. No matter how good and just a slaveowner otherwise is, owning slaves is still immoral. “Slavery itself, considered as such in its essential nature, is not at all.

The Cotton quote is "as the Founding Fathers said, it was the necessary evil upon which the union was built, but the union was built in a way, as Lincoln said, to put slavery on the course to its.

The very nature of white supremacy requires sanitized teaching about slavery, the genocide of indigenous people, the reach of U.S. militarism and many other topics. Advertisement.

The abolitionist movement was the effort to end slavery, led by famous abolitionists like Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and John Brown.

Slavery--The Evil--The Remedy (modified) Source: An abolitionist named Cassius M. Clay wrote this essay in Kentucky in Slavery is an evil to the slave, by depriving nearly three million men of the highest gift from God: Liberty.

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Slavery is an evil to the master. It violates the great law upon which Christian religion is based. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Open Library. The immediate evils produced by slavery were very nearly the same in antiquity as they are among the moderns, but the consequences of these evils were different. whatever may be its results with regard to Africa, it can afford no remedy to the New World.

but from a principle contrary to its nature. States form confederations in order to. She was nevertheless left a slave--a slave for life--a slave in the hands of strangers; Page 48 and in their hands she saw her children, her grandchildren, and her great-grand children, divided, like so many sheep, without being gratified with the small privilege of a single word, as to their or her own destiny.“Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature – opposition to it, is his love of justice.

These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks, and throes, and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.”» Abraham Lincoln.According to Aristotle, a slave is the property of its master, and that any piece of property can be regarded "as a tool enabling a man to live".

The slave, therefore, is a living tool of the master, whose purpose is to allow the master to live well. A slave belongs to a master, but a master doesn't belong to a slave.