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Human Enslavement, Oppression, and Liberation – Fall Seminar – Nov. 22, 2014

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Human Enslavement, Oppression, and Liberation

Faith Theological Seminary Fall Christ and Culture Seminar

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:00am-4:45pm (free and open to all)

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A serious consideration of ancient, modern, and contemporary slavery
~ the trafficking, buying, and selling of humans ~
as it exists pervasively in our world

Some highlights:

  • Ancient slavery and the Bible
  • Stories from the Atlantic Slave trade and the Baltimore Harbor
  • Inspiring stories of Christian efforts to outlaw the Atlantic slave trade
  • Contemporary slavery today and the efforts to end human slavery
  • Personal accounts, solutions, successes, and roadblocks will be discussed

Some questions that will be asked:

  • What does the Bible have to say about human slavery? What have Christians done to contribute to, as well to abolish the slave trade?
  • What were the conditions for slaves in the past and today in the USA?
  • What are the means of obtaining and harboring slaves today?
  • What is the US policy on trafficking and enslaving humans?
  • What is now being done to prevent trafficking and enslavement?
  • What aspects of faith-convictions have a bearing on this issue?

Location: 7308 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21204 (Central Presbyterian Church)

Food: coffee and light refreshment available (and many restaurants nearby)

More information: 410-323-6211

Fall 2014 Seminar Flier

Human Oppression, Enslavement, & Liberation Seminar Posters for printing

U.S. Department of State – Trafficking in Persons Report 2014

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