These issues will be explored in this section. But first, an understanding of how the Abrahamic faiths came to hold prejudicial views on Africans would be in order. David M. Goldenberg writes much about this in his book The Curse of Ham: Race and Slavery in Early Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Provided is the intro of his book that shows the Abrahamic faiths are tied in their origins and thoughts, for the most part, when it concerns the interpretation of African people. Of particular note is the juxtaposition between the colors white and black and how Ham was interpreted to be black.