…“Another reason, which might be more important than the others, was that the slaves were Christianized in the 1810s and 1820s by white evangelists who taught a form of Christianity that was amenable to the plantation system. After a few years there were black preachers who had been trained by white preachers on the plantations, and they preached redemption in the afterlife – pie in the sky when you die, and obedience in the here and now. This had the effect of quieting a lot of the resistance…”
excerpt from edward ball’s book Slaves in the Family (1995) , he’s a novelist who wrote of his wealthy family’s slave owning era … link ya book : link
they were probably being told to always ‘turn the other cheek’ for their masters …why is this sh** similar to the african situation , remember before colonialsiation , missionaries were sent to convert natives while mapping the dark continent…[SIZE=5]yenyewe religion is man made[/SIZE]
[COLOR=rgb(40, 50, 78)]For a long time I saw through the false narrative Christianity propagated, then I considered what would man do absent of a sense of conscience. Not a logical character such as yourself but the real populace.