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Collection Reference Number GLC05987.41
From Archive Folder Collection of Confederate Imprints and Broadsides 
Title Christianity and slavery, by Rev. A. W. Miller, Petersburg, Virginia.
Date ca. 1864
Author Miller, Arnold W. (1822-1892)  
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Written by A. W. Miller (possibly by the Rev. Arnold W. Miller, though most of Arnold Miller's sermons and writings were published in South Carolina). Justifies slavery through Christianity: "Thus, the relation of slavery will ever continue in the world, rendered perpetual by Christianity, because it points to Christ, who took upon Him the form of a slave... The Christianity of the Old Testament did not condemn it, neither does the Christianity of the New."
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Confederate States of America  African American History  Slavery  Christianity  Religion  
People Miller, Arnold W. (1822-1892)  
Place written Petersburg, Virginia
Theme The American Civil War; Religion; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945