32 results found for: subject:"Slavery and the church"

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1924 July 29

Davis, Jerome

Letter from Jerome Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

New Haven (Conn.) - Concerning an invitation to Du Bois to speak in a class at Yale Divinity School on the role of churches in the suppression of slavery. Written on Dartmouth College letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1825

Coleman, Elihu

A testimony against that anti-Christian practice of making slaves of men : wherein it is shewed to be contrary to the dispensation of the law and time of the Gospel and very opposite both to grace and nature

New Bedford (Mass.) - Reprint (dated June 1825) of 1733 tract by Nantucket Quaker and antislavery pioneer; considered to be the first published antislavery work by a New England Friend.

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Records

1930

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The church and the development of the Negro race

Typed draft of unpublished article asserting that "American slavery gave the transplanted Negro the Christian religion, the English language, and the habit of systematic toil;" and argues the church became the "fullest expression of Negro group life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The church and the development of the Negro race

Hand-written draft of unpublished article asserting that "American slavery gave the transplanted Negro the Christian religion, the English language, and the habit of systematic toil;" and argues the church became the "fullest expression of Negro group life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 14

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dan F. Bradley

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding Bradley's letter complaining of inaccuracies in a recent article by Du Bois (see mums312-b057-i435), justifying the posits of said article; re-asserting its basic tenet that the church "did not oppose slavery" while admitting that many individuals therewith associated may have; concluding that "nevertheless... the Christian Church was, in my opinion, the bulwa... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 9

Bradley, Dan F. (Dan Freeman), 1857-1939

Letter from Dan F. Bradley to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Commenting on Du Bois' recent article in "The Christian Century" and an inadvertent wrong done therein concerning the Church's opposition to slavery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers