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Unformatted text preview: would give hope to the slaves in the New World because they might possibly also have someone sent from God to save them. Even though their enslavers were Christian, faith was the only thing that the slaves had. C: Because there were many churches that has flourish in the New World, both in the North and South, it was easy to see that problems within churches would arise over the issues of slavery. Some groups would use the Bible to argue both sides. Some were for abolition and others for keeping slavery. D: Spirituals were a way for the slaves to take their mind of the pain and suffering that they were susceptible each and every day. It was sometimes rumored that these songs had secret messages built into them about the underground railroad and possibly gave some slaves a way to escape....
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course REL 321 taught by Professor Moore during the Spring '08 term at ASU.
- Spring '08
- The Bible