Christian Slavery: Protestant Missions and Slave Conversion in the Atlantic World, 1660-1760

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Gerbner, Katharine Reid;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Subject: History | Religion | Religious history | Atlantic | Caribbean | Conversion | Mission | Protestant | Slavery

"Christian Slavery" shows how Protestant missionaries in the early modern Atlantic World developed a new vision for slavery that integrated Christianity with human bondage. Quaker, Anglican, and Moravian missionaries arrived in the Caribbean intending to "convert" ensla... View more
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