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All articles & reviews tagged with slavery

Historical

November 2017
Articles > Historical

The life and legacy of Amy Carmichael

People-trafficking is not new. But, born 150 years ago this December, one single, often sick, missionary woman from Northern Ireland dared to challenge it in India. Hinduism encouraged the temple slavery of children. It was prostitution perpetrated in the name of that ancient religion, where little girls and boys were sold to ‘marry’ the…

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Review

August 2007
Reviews > Book

This Immoral Trade: Slavery in the 21st century

While we rightly commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the colonial slave trade, the authors of this book want us to consider something more recent – namely, that 27 million people are still held in slavery throughout the world. The book sets out to raise the profile of an evil which (the…

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Historical

May 1997
Articles > Historical

Leonard Dober – A volunteer slave

Leonard Dober could not sleep that night. As he tossed on his bed he struggled to banish from his mind an urgent appeal. A slave from the West Indies had entreated that someone should come to his island and bring the knowledge of Christ to a people destitute of a spiritual light and sunk…

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