John Witherspoon and the Abolitionist Travail

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Abstract

The historian Benjamin Quarles emphasized that comprehending American slavery's history requires recognizing the concurrent rise of the antislavery movement. This connection between John Witherspoon and slavery necessitates examining his involvement in the broader context of the transformative antislavery revolution during the era of Atlantic democratic revolutions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)334-354
Number of pages21
JournalTheology Today
Volume80
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2024

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Religious studies

Keywords

  • abolitionist
  • antislavery revolution
  • John Witherspoon
  • New Jersey
  • slavery

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