Brown Bag Liberal Religion and Slavery in America, 1775-1865 2 April 2014.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Christopher Cameron, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

This talk will explore the disparate ways that liberal ministers engaged with the institution of slavery, whether as proslavery thinkers, colonizationists, or radical abolitionists. It will examine the theological underpinnings of liberals' views on slavery, as well as the differences between Unitarian, Universalist, and Transcendentalists' engagement with the institution.