Uncle Fred’s Dangerous Bible

The Aquila Report | 2/26/2019 | Staff
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Harriet Ann Jacobs (1813-1897) was born into slavery and would escape to Philadelphia as a young woman. She learned to read as a child, and as a fugitive slave in the North published Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, where she described her experience as a female slave living in the South before the civil war. In one of her incidents, she wrote about the relationship between the slaves and the church. As a Christian minister it was difficult to read, seeing the way that much of the church sanctioned the permanent enslavement of persons based merely on race. In that incident of the relationship to the church, she told the story of Uncle Fred approaching her because he desired to learn to read so that he could profit from the Bible.

What is the value of God’s Word to you? What if you lived in a time in which it was illegal to be taught the Word of God? Or illegal to teach the Word of God to certain persons?

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