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Human Trafficking

Human trafficking, or what’s also known as modern day slavery, is a global issue which should concern us at the local level as it’s inevitably taking place in most major towns and cities across the country.  458 more words

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Wanted Poster for Notorious Criminal

Same Difference spotted this wanted poster for a particularly unpleasant villain on Facebook. I found it over on Mike’s site at Vox Political. As a journalist, Mike’s used to appalling crimes and the disgusting habits of the dregs of humanity. 127 more words

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William Wilberforce - inspirational

William Wilberforce fought tirelessly for ending the slave trade, at a time when many accepted it as an ‘economic necessity’. He awakened the conscience of many of his fellow countryman and helped to make slavery appear unacceptable. 18 more words

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Romans 1:9-10 - In Defense of the Faith

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Paul’s longing to visit the Roman church would really have been quite startling among his previous pharisaical peers.  There was a general contempt for gentiles among first century Jews due to their idolatry, lack of concern for morality, and status of unclean under Jewish law. 437 more words

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Fierce Convictions: the Extraordinary Life of Hannah More | The Gospel Centered Woman

Karen Swallow Prior. Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More: Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2014. 272 pp. $24.99.

In our modern era of cultural upheaval, with a renewed emphasis in evangelicalism on the gospel’s intersection with social justice and societal transformation, it’s common to want to look back into history and see how other Christians have lived. 88 more words

November 11 1814: Lord Castlereagh to William Wilberforce.

On November 11 1814, Lord Castlereagh writes to William Wilberforce.,

Vienna, November 11, 1814.

My dear Sir — I have received your letter to Prince Talleyrand, and have obeyed your commands in laying copies before the Sovereigns here. 133 more words

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First Night Design reblogged this on First Night History and commented:

A missive written in 1814 by Lord Castlereagh to one of my ancestors, William Wilberforce, about the abolition of slavery.

Modern Day Slavery

The last time you were at the mall buying some of the latest fashions, did it ever cross your mind of to ask who was actually making the clothes behind that designer label? 906 more words

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