Public Program, Conversation Begin at the Beginning: Of One Blood? New England Slavery and Theology 6 May 2017.Saturday, 1:00PM - 3:00PM

The practice of slavery in the early modern Atlantic world generated a variety of theological debates about its nature, origins, and legitimacy.  In New England, Puritan Samuel Sewall proclaimed that God “hath made of One Blood, all Nations of Men.” But the debate about God and slavery continued. Join us for a discussion led by PhD candidate Eduardo Gonzalez, Boston College. The discussion is based on primary readings listed on the registration page.