Tag: Abolition

Liberation theology: is it relevant? by John Coffey

Liberation theology: is it relevant? by John Coffey

Professor John Coffey explains the relevance of liberation theology with reference to Jeremiah Wright Jr and the abolitionist movement.

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The abolition of the slave trade: Christian conscience and political action by John Coffey

The abolition of the slave trade: Christian conscience and political action by John Coffey

  Summary The year 2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade by the British Parliament. The campaign for abolition was spearheaded by devout Christians, and it stands to this day as perhaps the finest political achievement of what would now be called faith-based activism. But who were the abolitionists, and […]

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