obrien at WVWC.EDU
Wed Dec 3 17:07:23 PST 1997
George Dent offered:
> But Christian doctrine has always opposed racial discrimination (e.g.,
> of the Good Samaritan), so the challenge there was to bring practice into
> with doctrine.
I do not know how you got this idea. Southerners struggled with the issue
of whether to allow slaves to be Christianized. The decision to allow
slaves to be baptized was made because Christianity taught submissiveness.
For decades Christianity was part of the foundation of the peculiar
Robert O'Brien West Virginia Wesleyan College
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