Read Part 1: Cherry Picking, Worldview & Consistency
Read Part 2: Not All Types of Slavery are Equal
Read Part 3: American Slavery & Bearing God’s Image
Read Part 5: Roman Slavery & the Lack of Christian Revolt
Read Part 6: The New Testament Response & Problem Verses
TWO LAST BIG QUESTIONS
So, we’ve spent the last few articles exploring the New Testament response to slavery. Before we move on to the Old Testament, there are two last, big closing questions we need to answer:
#1 – Why didn’t Jesus or the writers of the New Testament simply tell Christian slave-owners to free their slaves?
#2 – Did it work? — Meaning, did the New Testament response to slavery effectively fight against slavery?
RESPONSE TO BIG CLOSING QUESTION #1
Why didn’t Jesus…
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