Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman - GR100 4 April 2008 Harriet Tubman in the Bible Many historical figures can relate easily to passages in the Bible The stories they

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GR100 4 April 2008 Harriet Tubman in the Bible Many historical figures can relate easily to passages in the Bible . The stories they share are similar in themes and goals . For example, Harriet Tubman leads the African American slaves to their freedom in the Underground Railroad . In the gospel Luke, Jesus reads a scroll on which is written “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor ./He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free , to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” It is through this passage that Harriet Tubman may have been able to relate herself to Jesus , who is sent to help free the captives , or slaves, and to lead them to a promised land.” In this way, she is also similar to Moses and his accomplishments in Exodus in freeing the Hebrew slaves . When Harriet Tubman was younger , she received a serious head injury and began to receive strange visions and dreams
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2008 for the course GR 100 taught by Professor Arnold during the Spring '08 term at Stonehill.

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Harriet Tubman - GR100 4 April 2008 Harriet Tubman in the Bible Many historical figures can relate easily to passages in the Bible The stories they

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