A Calvinist Heritage to the “Curse of Ham”: Assessing the Accuracy of a Claim about Racial Subordination
Author: Whitford, David
Source: Church History and Religious Culture, Volume 90, Number 1, 2010 , pp. 25-45(21)
Abstract:This article assesses the validity of the claim that Puritan theology was “preset for racism” and that it played a preeminent role in establishing racial hatred in America. It does so by examining a number of Puritans beliefs regarding the most important theological justification for slavery, the socalled Curse of Ham.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2010-06-01
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