Christian Doctorine

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An ignored part of the plight of enslaved people is the religious justification used to enable their enslavement; much of the interpretation of slavery does not address the religious justification. Within the first chapter of The Christian Doctrine for Slavery by Princeton graduate George Dodd Armstrong, the thesis of the book is laid bare. Published in 1857, Dodd argues that the enslavement of Africans is a just and pious thing. Set forth for your consideration are the Presbyterian minister’s own words—unabridged.