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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - March 24, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

While politicians debate the morality of events like slave-burning and torture, the writer asks "where is the Church?" He wonders what the Church is doing to stop this. He answers this question by telling his readers that the Church is silent on these matters. And he adds that only the Church can intervene to sway men to reason and morality.

Description of file(s): one scanned, three columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Christianity; Church; crime; religion; slave-burning; torture

People: Davis, Mr.; Van Wyck, [Charles H.]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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