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The movement to abolish slavery, principally active in Britain from the last quarter of the 18th century to 1833 when slavery was abolished (trade in slaves having been outlawed in 1807). Its key leader was William Wilberforce, an Evangelical Christian.
Absolute ownership of one person by another. Common in biblical times and widespread until the nineteenth century.
Someone who is the property of another person and entirely under their control. Slavery was common in biblical times and widespread until the nineteenth century.
A politician most famous for his role in the abolition of the slave trade in Britain.
1. Term used of all Protestant churches since the Reformation.
2. Movement in England and elsewhere from the eighteenth century onwards which stresses the importance of the Bible in understanding the truth about God and the need for individuals to e
Name originally given to disciples of Jesus by outsiders and gradually adopted by the Early Church.